OAKTON, Va. - One teenager is dead, and another one suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Fairfax County on Sunday, according to officials.
Three other teenagers were also injured, Fairfax County police stated.
Officers responded to the scene in Oakton at about 6:30 p.m. Authorities said the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Stuart Mill Road when it drifted off the right shoulder and struck a tree.
All five teenagers were taken to the hospital – where one passenger was pronounced dead, and another was treated for injuries that police believe could be life-threatening.
The three other passengers’ injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.
Investigators do not believe alcohol or drugs were factors. They are still trying to determine whether speed was a factor.
If you have any information that might help police, call (703) 280-0543.