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TRAFFIC ALERT George Washington Parkway northbound remains closed between Spout Run and Rte. 123 due to fatal crash investigation

Beltway Shut Down In Bethesda After Wreck

Photo via TrafficLand.comPolice have closed the Beltway inner loop at Old Georgetown Road after a truck-involved wreck that requires a Hazmat team to assist with an apparent fuel spill.

The wreck occurred around 2 p.m. on Tuesday when a truck jackknifed and into a jersey barrier just west of Rockville Pike.

MCFRS reported the driver side fuel tank was completely ruptured and about 75 gallons of diesel fuel was leaking toward a nearby creek. That section of the inner loop is expected to be shut down for some time.

Photo via TrafficLand.com

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