Driver seriously injured in Alexandria crash

A driver was seriously injured Tuesday morning after crashing into a Jersey barrier in Alexandria.

It happened around 7 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Potomac Avenue.

Alexandria Police said the driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities initially said the vehicle went into a building but later issued a correction.

Lanes of Route 1 in the area fully reopened around 10 a.m. after being closed for the police investigation.

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