Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Barcroft Neighborhood
Published on July 08, 2020
— The Arlington County Police Department's Critical Accident Team is investigating a fatal single vehicle crash that occurred on the evening of July 7, 2020.
At approximately 9:01 p.m. on July 7, police were dispatched to the area of the Washington and Old Dominion Trail in the 4800 block of 8th
Street S. for the report of a crash with injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates the driver lost control of the vehicle, struck a parked vehicle in the 4500 block of 8th
Street S., and continued traveling, before overturning onto the trail.
Arriving officers and medics rendered aid to the driver, who was subsequently extricated from the vehicle by the Arlington County Fire Department. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Bolivar Cobos, 92, of Arlington, Va., was transported by medics to an area hospital with life threatening injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
This crash remains under investigation and anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Detective T. Parsons of the Arlington County Police Department's Critical Accident Team at 703-228-4172
. To report information anonymously, contact the Arlington County Crime Solvers hotline at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477)