A Stafford woman has been charged with driving under the influence following a Friday crash in Colonial Beach that left a motorcyclist seriously injured, police said.

Virginia State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Keeli Hill said the accident occurred about 9:40 p.m., at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Hawthorne Street.

Hill said a Ford SUV driven by Anne T. Harris, 44, was going the wrong way on a one-way street (Hawthorne Street) when it collided with the motorcycle traveling on Washington Avenue. The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was struck by the front driver’s side wheel of the SUV.

The victim was taken to Inova Fairfax Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. Harris was not injured, police said.

Hill said the investigation is ongoing.

—Keith Epps

Keith Epps: 540/374-5404

kepps@freelancestar.com

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