Traffic Alert: Accident Closes Portion of Glebe Road

Accident closes Glebe Rd at Rte 50 (photo courtesy ACPD) Accident closes Glebe Rd at Rte 50 (photo courtesy ACPD) Accident closes Glebe Rd at Rte 50 (photo courtesy ACPD) Accident closes Glebe Rd at Rte 50 (photo courtesy ACPD) Accident closes Glebe Rd at Rte 50 (photo courtesy ACPD)

(Updated at 3:30 p.m.)  All lanes of Glebe Road have reopened at Route 50 following a three vehicle accident that shut down traffic for about half an hour.

Police say all lanes of southbound Glebe Road were shut down and only one lane of northbound is getting by.

According to police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck, the accident occurred on the overpass of Route 50. Two of the vehicles involved were blocking the southbound lanes and the third was in a northbound lane.

One person was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Part of what took a while to get the busy road reopened was the amount of debris strewn across the roadway due to the extensive damage to the cars. The police investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Photos courtesy of Arlington County Police Department


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