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Driver seriously injured in three-vehicle crash on Fairfax County Parkway

Fairfax County Parkway is closed at Burke Centre Parkway after a three-vehicle crash (via FCPD/Twitter)

A driver has been hospitalized with potentially life-threatening injuries from a three-vehicle crash in Burke.

Police officers and emergency medical services were dispatched to Fairfax County Parkway at Burke Centre Parkway around 8:53 a.m. for a crash with a trapped person, according to scanner traffic on Open MHz.

At least one vehicle was found overturned onto its roof with the driver pinned inside.

“One driver was air lifted to a local hospital in life-threatening condition,” the Fairfax County Police Department reported just before 11 a.m.

Northbound Fairfax County Parkway has been closed at the intersection as Crash Reconstruction Unit detectives investigate, police said.

The Virginia Department of Transportation studied Burke Centre Parkway this fall for potential safety improvements after a teen was killed in a crash outside the Burke Centre Shopping Center in July.

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