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March 12, 2019

Trash truck crewman hit, badly injured Monday

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A trash truck crew member suffered serious injuries Monday morning when a vehicle hit him on Broad Run Church Road near New Baltimore, according to the Fauquier sheriff’s office.

The accident took place about 8:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of Broad Run Church Road near Kelly Road, Sgt. James Hartman said.

“A trash service truck was collecting refuse . . . and had stopped at a driveway,” Sgt. Hartman wrote in a press release. “A worker exited the truck and attempted to collect refuse on the opposite side of the roadway when he was struck by a 2017 Jeep driven by a 40-year-old female from Warrenton.

“The vehicle was apparently attempting to pass the truck on a double yellow line in a no-passing zone.”

A medical helicopter flew the worker, a 28-year-old Manassas resident, to a Northern Virginia trauma center.

The incident remains under investigation, with charges pending, according to Sgt. Hartman.

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Tony Bentley · March 13, 2019 at 10:45 am
Thoughts and Prayers to the driver of the Jeep. (Sarcasm intended)
Observer · March 13, 2019 at 5:31 am
Most likely. The rush hour traffic in the area is insane. And you never see a cop anywhere between New Baltimore and Bristow.
AngryBob · March 12, 2019 at 1:13 pm
Probably after barreling down Kelly Rd at 70 in a 35, like all the other commuters skipping Rt29 traffic.
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