A person is dead after a crash involving a car and tractor-trailer in Sterling, Virginia, early Friday.
The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 12:30 a.m. on Virginia Route 7 at Sterling Boulevard.
A tractor-trailer was driving westbound on Va. 7, when a car driving northbound on Sterling Boulevard struck the truck on its side.
The crash caused both the tractor-trailer and the car to go up in flames.
The person in the car died on the scene.
Driver of the tractor-trailer is expected to be fine.
All lanes were closed overnight. All lanes reopened by 7 a.m.