Driver uses bike path in Va., avoids rush-hour traffic (Video)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Most drivers choose to play by the rules, even if stuck in rush hour traffic — but not all.

Video shot by cyclist Trey Harris shows a Volkswagen sedan driving on the Four Mile Run Park Trail for approximately 30 seconds, forcing bicyclists and pedestrians to move out of the way.

Harris posted the video on YouTube, which shows the car on the trail, near Jefferson Davis Highway, near Potomac Yard, during Tuesday’s evening rush hour, approximately 5 p.m.

The car drove approximately a quarter-mile on the path, and eventually exited onto Commonwealth Avenue.

Citizens on social media tweeted about the incident and included a license plate description to Alexandria police, who are investigating.

A spokesperson said it’s possible the car ended up on the trail accidentally, and police hope to speak with the driver.

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