Fatal Accident on James Monroe Highway at Tail Race Road Under Investigation

Loudoun County, VA (May 29, 2023) –The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double fatal vehicle crash that occurred on James Monroe Highway at Tail Race Road in Aldie yesterday afternoon.

On May 28, 2023, at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies responded to a vehicle crash involving a motorcycle, a pick-up truck hauling a horse trailer, and an SUV. The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle crossed into oncoming traffic and struck the truck, causing the truck to lose control and strike the SUV.

The operator of the motorcycle, Thomas A. Miller, 61, of Charles Town, W.V., and the operator of the SUV, Pedro J. Sera-Leyva, 68, of Leesburg, were pronounced deceased at the scene.  The operator of the pick-up truck was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.  The horses were not injured.

The Virginia State Police and Loudoun County Animal Services assisted at the scene.  The crash is under investigation at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Lotz at 703-777-1021.


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