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Stafford man faces felony charges in crash
A Stafford County man is facing felony charges after a crash in Prince William County that left two people seriously injured.
According to Jonathan Perok of the Prince William County Police Department, officers responded to the area of Hoadly and Purcell roads in Manassas for a crash around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.
An investigation revealed that the driver of a 2007 Lincoln Navigator was traveling northbound on Dale Boulevard when the driver disregarded a red traffic signal at the intersection with Hoadly Road and collided with the driver of a 2002 Honda Accord, which was traveling westbound, Perok said.
Following the collision, Perok said the driver of the Lincoln attempted to leave the scene, but the vehicle became inoperable a short distance from the scene. He was not injured.
The driver and passenger of the Honda were transported to area hospitals with “significant but non-life threatening injuries,” he said.
The driver of the Lincoln was subsequently arrested by responding officers, Perok said.Robert Earl Barrow, 51, of Ripley Road in Stafford, is charged with maiming resulting from DUI, driving under the influence-second offense in 10 years, felony hit-and-run and possession of marijuana.
He is being held without bond at The Prince William–Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center. A court date is scheduled for Oct. 1.