A 20-year-old Vienna woman was charged this week for failure to obey fulltime attention after a Monday morning accident that sent a Flint Hill Elementary School crossing guard to the hospital.
The crossing guard was allowing a child to cross the road around 8:30 a.m. Monday when a 2002 Mitsubishi Eclipse made a right turn from Vale Drive onto Flint Hill Road, Fairfax County Police Department Spokeswoman Lucy Caldwell said.
The vehicle did not stop in time The guard was wearing her traffic vest and hat, Caldwell said, and was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
No children were injured.
Police did not release the driver's name.