The Alexandria Police Department continues to investigate a serious motor vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at approximately 2:30 p.m., in a parking lot in the 200 block of S. Van Dorn Street.
The preliminary investigation indicates the male victim, a 59-year old Alexandria resident, was walking across the parking lot when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 52-year-old Alexandria resident, who remained at the scene.
The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he lost both legs as a result of the crash. He remains in critical but stable condition. The driver was arrested and charged with Maiming of Another Resulting from Driving While Intoxicated.
Members of the Alexandria Police Department Crash Reconstruction Team are investigating the crash. Anyone who witnessed this crash is asked to contact Investigator Jordan Young at 571-414-8975.