(Updated at 2:10 p.m.) An SUV wound up in Four Mile Run creek in Bluemont Park this morning, prompting a hazmat response to contain a fuel spill.
The crash happened shortly before noon, near a parking lot adjacent to the intersection of N. Manchester Street and 4th Street N. It’s unclear how exactly the crash happened.
No injuries were reported. A woman could be seen sitting on the ground near the crash scene, being interviewed by police.
Arlington County firefighters placed booms in the creek to try to contain fuel from the SUV, some of which spilled into the creek and was visible as a sheen on the water.
Units from @ffxfirerescue & ACFD Hazmat Team responded to a car in 4 Mile Run creek this afternoon. Nobody was injured in accident. Hazmat placed booms close by & downstream to capture fluid leaks & remained on scene to contain any further leaks when vehicle was removed. pic.twitter.com/MbKiNABIJI
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) March 20, 2019