BAILEY'S CROSSROADS, Va. (WUSA9) -- A PFC from the Fairfax County Police Department likely helped to save a man's life after two pedestrians were struck by a car on Monday, according to police.

The accident occurred in the 3800 block of South George Mason Drive in Bailey's Crossroads, according to police.

Two men from the Alexandria area were walking along the sidewalk of a strip mall when they were struck, police said. One of the men, a 44-year-old, was thrown to the ground.

The other man, a 63-year-old, was pinned against a brick wall of a building and suffered severe wounds, open lacerations and life-threatening injuries, police said.

PFC Angela Thomas applied a tourniquet to the 63-year-old man to stop the heavy flow of blood, police said. On-scene police supervisors said Thomas likely helped save the man's life.

Both men were transported to Inova Fairfax Hospital for treatment, police said.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said. Charges have not been made against the driver.


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