A well-known spot for rainy day crashes has claimed more vehicular victims.
The crash happened around 11 a.m. on the northbound GW Parkway near Key Bridge, and involves one vehicle — which appears to be a pickup truck — on its side near the stone wall. The bend in the two-lane stretch of parkway has been the scene of repeated crashes, particularly when it rains.
This is at least the sixth such crash in this spot since June, and that only counts those that have been reported by ARLnow. Four of the six crashes involved overturned vehicles.
Initial reports suggested that the latest crash involved two vehicles, though the exact circumstances are unclear. All occupants of the overturned vehicle were able to get out before firefighters arrived on scene, according to scanner traffic.
No serious injuries were reported. Northbound traffic on the GW Parkway is currently backed up past the Roosevelt Bridge.
LOCATION: George Washington Pkwy/Key Bridge
INCIDENT: Traffic Collision
IMPACT: All lanes on NB George Washington Parkway are closed to traffic for a collision under the Key bridge. Seek alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/cm21xgyNg6
— Arlington Alert (@ArlingtonAlert) October 31, 2022
Map via Google Maps. Jo DeVoe contributed to this report.
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