Leesburg Police Cruiser Struck by DWI Driver While Officer Investigating Unrelated Crash

Leesburg, VA (December 11, 2023) – Zoe Carll, 21, of Centreville has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated. The charge stems from a crash that occurred on Saturday, December 9, 2023.

At approximately 11:35 PM Saturday, Leesburg Police Officers were investigating an unrelated crash with reported injuries on East Market Street in the area of Prosperity Avenue SE. The officers blocked the left lane of East Market Street with their marked cruisers and their emergency lights activated to safely assist those involved in the crash. A few minutes later, a vehicle struck the rear of one of the LPD cruisers. The cruiser was unoccupied at the time of the crash and no injuries were reported. Under an investigation, the driver, Zoe Carll, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

The Leesburg Police Department reminds motorists that driving while intoxicated is never worth the risk. Alcohol impairs judgment, slows reaction time, and endangers lives. Choose responsibility – designate a sober driver, use public transportation or rideshare services. Your decisions behind the wheel affect more than just you.

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