Driver Arrested for Bailey’s Crossroads Fatal Pedestrian Crash


Mason Police District – A 26-year-old woman has been charged for the Oct. 26 fatal crash at Leesburg Pike and Carlin Springs Road. 

Following an extensive investigation, detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit obtained warrants for Yaraliz Rivera Rosado of Alexandria for felony hit and run. Detectives determined Rivera Rosado was the driver of a 2017 Infiniti QX60 traveling westbound on Leesburg Pike. Rivera Rosado struck Elise Ballard, 40, in the roadway. She then drove to a parking lot prior to calling police. Rivera Rosado turned herself into the Adult Detention Center on Friday, December 2nd. She was held without bond.  

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Originally Posted Oct. 27, 2022

Mason Police District – Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred yesterday at 9:58 p.m. at Leesburg Pike and Carlin Springs Road in Bailey’s Crossroads. Preliminarily, detectives believe Elise Ballard, 40, was crossing Leesburg Pike near Carlin Spring Road, outside of the crosswalk.

The driver of a 2017 Infiniti QX60 was traveling westbound on Leesburg Pike and struck Ballard in the roadway. The driver of the Infiniti then drove to a nearby parking lot and called for help. Prior to police arrival, Ballard was subsequently struck by another vehicle. Rescue personnel responded and pronounced her deceased at the scene. Preliminarily, speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. The investigation remains active, and details of the investigation will be presented to the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney for review.   

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact our Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-280-0543. Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by phone – 1-866-411-TIPS (866-411-8477), and by web – Click HERE. Download the ‘P3 Tips’ App “Fairfax Co Crime Solvers”. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1,000 dollars. Please leave contact information if you wish for a detective to follow up with you.   

This is the 17th pedestrian-related fatal crash in the County to date in 2022. Year to date, in 2021 there were 11 pedestrian-related fatal crashes.   

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