Man Dies of Injuries from Crash Earlier in May

Man Dies of Injuries from Crash Earlier in May

A 69-year-old man succumbed to his injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash in May; the crash caused by a medical emergency.

On May 13, around 10 a.m., officers responded to View Lane and Bold Lion Lane in Newington for a single-vehicle crash into a house.

Detectives from FCPD Crash Reconstruction Unit determined the driver of a 2012 Toyota Camry was traveling west on View Lane when he left the roadway and struck a house. The driver, Ellsworth Jackson Jr., 69, of Alexandria was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers determined Jackson suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash. Speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

On May 22, Jackson died at the hospital. Crash Reconstruction detectives received notification from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirming Jackson’s death was a result of injuries sustained in the crash, despite the underlying medical emergency.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have information about this case. Those with information are asked to please call the Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543.  Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477)