Update at 4:10 p.m. — The road has reopened, according to scanner traffic.
Earlier: S. Walter Reed Drive is blocked near the Arlington Career Center following a multi-vehicle crash.
An ART bus serving ART Route 77 is among the four vehicles involved in the crash, which happened on a rainy Tuesday afternoon just as the evening rush hour was starting. There’s no word yet on what caused the crash.
One person was injured and brought to a local hospital, according to the Arlington County Fire Department.
The southbound lanes of Walter Reed “will continue to be shut down while vehicles can be cleared,” ACFD said. Drivers on Walter Reed should expect heavy traffic and detours between Columbia Pike and Route 50.
#Alert: Walter Reed at 8th St S is shut down southbound due to a 4 vehicle collision including a bus. One patient transported with non-life threatening injuries. Walter Reed SB will continue to be shut down while vehicles can be cleared. @WTOPtraffic @ArlingtonVaPD pic.twitter.com/xXMP9jP2D1
— Arlington Fire (@ArlingtonVaFD) December 10, 2019