Georgetown Pike in Great Falls opened after morning car crash

On Saturday, Georgetown Pike in Great Falls, Virginia, reopened to traffic after a vehicle crashed into a utility pole during the early morning.

Until around 7 p.m. Saturday, VA-193/Georgetown Pike remained closed in both directions between Walker Road/Great Falls and Old Dominion Drive, while crews repaired the pole.

Fairfax County police said this morning’s crash occurred near the intersection of Leigh Mill Road and Georgetown Pike. The crash and the subsequent road closures were first reported by WTOP Traffic around 5:30 a.m.



According to police, the driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital, but is expected to be OK. The identity of the driver and cause for the crash have not been released.

 

Check out WTOP Traffic on air or online for the latest on this closure.

Below is a map of where the crash took place.

Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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