CENTREVILLE, Va. – A pedestrian sustained life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle on eastbound Interstate 66 Tuesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.
The pedestrian was taken to Fairfax Inova Hospital in critical condition after the 7 a.m. accident.
The accident shut down the eastbound interstate before the Fairfax County Parkway.
Police then diverted traffic from I-66 to northbound Route 28.
Around 8:05 a.m. police reopened two left lanes before the Fairfax County Parkway.
A Fairfax County Fire and EMS spokesperson says a total of three people were taken to the hospital.
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