The preliminary investigation determined that a 1994 Infiniti J30 was traveling eastbound on Franconia Road and crossed the double yellow line near the intersection of Norton Road. The Infiniti passed another vehicle and then re-entered the eastbound traffic lane.
The driver of the Infiniti, 65-year-old Billy Ray Allen of 5501 Justis place in Alexandria, lost control of his vehicle, entered the westbound lanes of Franconia Road and struck a 2002 Cadillac Deville being driven by a 53-year-old Alexandria man. After the initial impact, the Infiniti continued onto the gravel shoulder and into a culvert where it struck several large rocks and flipped over before coming to rest.
Allen was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead approximately three hours later.
Speed is believed to be a factor in this crash; alcohol is not.
The investigation continues.