Delays remain after multivehicle crash disrupts Inner Loop in Montgomery Co.

A multivehicle crash Friday morning involving a tractor-trailer on the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway before River Road in Bethesda, Maryland, is causing headaches for commuters.

All lanes of the Inner Loop were closed earlier as officials worked to clear the scene after the incident, which happened around 7:15 a.m. They all reopened just after 9 a.m. but delays remain.

One of the vehicles had been on fire after the crash.

Below is a map of the area where the crash occurred.

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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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