Truck crash on Inner Loop spills bricks across road

A tractor trailer crashed on the Inner Loop in Temple Hill and spread debris across the roadway. (Courtesy Danae Hampton)
The debris consisted of brick, wood and mulch. (Courtesy Danae Hampton)
The crash caused serious delays on the Inner Loop and briefly closed all lanes. (Courtesy Danae Hampton)
Traffic was completely stopped briefly and serious delays continue on the Inner Loop of the Beltway in Prince George’s County, Maryland, after a tractor trailer crashed and covered the roadway in debris.

Around 8:30 a.m., the truck crashed into a wooded area in Temple Hills, spilling a mix of bricks, wood and mulch across the Beltway just after Md. 5/Branch Avenue. Initially, all lanes were blocked, but the debris was cleared and lanes were reopened around 11 a.m.

The map below shows where the crash occurred:

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Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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