(Updated at 4:15 p.m.) Glebe Road was blocked in both directions in the area of 8th Street S., just north of Columbia Pike, due to an accident around 3:45 this afternoon.
A green Honda sedan collided with a utility pole, knocking the pole and numerous utility lines to the ground. As of 4:15, police had reopened one northbound and one southbound lane of Glebe, but authorities are advising drivers to avoid the area “for the next few hours.”
Metro says buses that use that stretch of Glebe Road may be delayed up to 20 minutes.
Police and Dominion crews remain on the scene. No word on any injuries.