On August 7 at 11:13AM, investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the area of Richmond Hwy and Allen Dent Rd in Dumfries (22026) to investigate a crash involving a motorcycle. The investigation revealed the operator of 2006 Shadow Aero VT750 (motorcycle) was traveling south on Richmond Hwy in an apparent reckless manner according to multiple witnesses. As the motorcycle approached the above intersection, the operator disregarded the red traffic signal and proceeded into the intersection where the motorcycle then collided with a 2015 Hyundai Tucson that had the green signal and was turning left onto northbound Richmond Hwy from Allen Dent Rd. The force of the collision caused the operator to separate from the motorcycle and slide into the intersection where he then struck the front of a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500. Rescue personnel arrived on scene and ground transported the motorcycle operator to an area hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash. The driver, and two juvenile passengers, inside the Hyundai were transported to an area hospital as a precaution, all three have since been released. The driver of the Dodge was not injured. Investigators with the Crash Investigation Unit are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash to contact police.
Identified: The deceased operator of 2006 Shadow Aero VT750 was identified as Jason Alan WHITAKER, 46, of Quantico
The driver of the 2015 Hyundai Tucson was identified as a 50-year-old woman of Dumfries The two passengers in the 2015 Hyundai Tucson were identified as a 14-year-old female juvenile and a 13-year-old female juvenile, both of Dumfries The driver of the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 was identified as a 57-year-old man of Stafford