The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single-vehicle crash on Rt. 50 that sent five occupants to the hospital.
According to the report, the crash happened at 1 a.m. Wednesday near the Four Chimneys Lane intersection east of Middleburg. A Toyota Sedan was westbound on Rt. 50 when it left the roadway and struck a tree.
The occupants were transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries described as serious, but not life-threatening.
The driver, Henry A. Perez-Lopez, 19, of Maryland, was charged with failure to maintain proper control of vehicle and driving without a license and was released on a summons.
The crash remains under investigation. Anyone who witnessed the crash and has not already talked with law enforcement is asked to contact Investigator S. Allen at 703-777-1021.