(Updated at 10:25 a.m.) All northbound and southbound lanes of N. Glebe Road were closed between Vernon Street and Chesterbrook Road during the evening rush hour due to a serious single-vehicle wreck.
An SUV ran into a utility pole and flipped on its side on the 3900 block of N. Glebe Road around 5:00 p.m. tonight. The driver suffered an apparent cardiac arrest, according to Arlington County Police spokesman Dustin Sternbeck. Paramedics attempted to revive the man, but he was later pronounced dead at Virginia Hospital Center.
A dog that was in the vehicle at the time of the accident did survive, we’re told.
As of 7:00 p.m., Dominion was on scene preparing to clean up and replace the damaged utility pole and downed power wires. Police were preparing to open the southbound lanes of Glebe to two-way traffic.
Today is the beginning of Bacon Week at 3 Restaurant in Clarendon, and the eatery has a ramped up the creativity to generate a three-course bacon menu. There’s also a bacon happy hour from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., and a bacon-making class at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16.
The restaurant’s affinity for all things bacon has even earned it a segment on an upcoming Travel Channel special called “Bacon Paradise.”
Bacon Week runs through Oct. 21.
See photos of some of the dishes here.
Update on 5/1 — The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the hospital. He is identified by police as 57-year-old Franklin Nalls of Alexandria.
A box truck crashed into the side of a building in Crystal City after the driver suffered some sort of medical emergency.
It happened at 3:17 this afternoon on the 1700 block of Crystal Drive. A witness said he heard a loud boom, then saw passersby performing CPR on the driver, whose face had turned blue.
The man was taken to the hospital in cardiac arrest.
No pedestrians were hurt, the witness said. The Dress Barn store the truck crashed in to suffered little apparent damage.