The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Parker Lane and Route 7. State Police said fifty-eight year-old Leslie Ortley of Bluemont Va. was driving a 1988 Chevy S-10 pickup truck southbound on Parker Lane. Ortley ran off the left side of the road .6 miles north of Route 7, over-corrected and subsequently crossed Parker Lane running off the right side of the road where the vehicle struck a tree and a utility pole. Emergency crews responding to the scene found the driver and a passenger, thirty-six year old Robert Ennis of Catlett Va. injured from the crash.
The driver was medevaced to Inova Medical Center in Fairfax with serious injuries.
The passenger was transported to Winchester Medical Center.
No information is available on their conditions.
The accident is being investigated by VSP Trooper D.R. Ayers.