The accident occurred at the intersection of Route 7 and Route 7 Business (Main Street) at approximately 4:30 p.m. Thirty-four year old Richard L. Murray of Ashburn, Va. was headed east on Route 7 in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala when he failed to stop for the red light at the intersection. The Impala entered the intersection and struck a 2007 Honda Accord heading north on Route 7 Business. The Honda had the green light and had pulled into the intersection to make a left turn onto Route 7.
Murray was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. As a result of the investigation he was charged with DUI. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The driver of the Honda, Geraldine B. McNamara, 80, of Berryville, Va., was also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. McNamara was wearing a seat belt.
The crash was investigated by Virginia State Police Trooper M. Brill.