ANNANDALE, Md. (AP) - Fairfax County police say a suspect died and an officer was injured in a head-on collision that closed a portion of the Little River Turnpike for hours.
Police say the chase began just after midnight when police responded to a domestic dispute report in West Springfield. A man in the home fled from the scene and police say officers chased the man who drove on the wrong side of the road for several miles. The chase ended in Annandale when the man's sports utility vehicle collided with an officer's vehicle.
Police say the unidentified man died at the scene and the officer was hospitalized in critical condition. The roadway opened about 6:30 a.m. Thursday.