FAIRFAX COUNTY, Virginia. Local station ABC7 reports that a 12-year-old boy’s suicide attempt has left a 22-year-old woman dead after the boy jumped off an overpass on I-66 and landed on the woman’s car. The boy is now in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to officials.
According to police, the boy jumped off the Cedar Lane I-66 overpass near Exit 62 in Fairfax County at around 4 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say the boy landed on a car driving eastbound, and the driver of that car, 22-year-old Marisa Harris, was left unconscious by the impact. The male passenger took control of the wheel and got the car to the shoulder.
When first responders arrived on the scene, they say Harris was already dead, the report said.
The boy remains in the hospital, according to officials, and the man who was in the front seat was not injured.