WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- A mass casualty has been declared after a crash involving seven cars on southbound I-295 Thursday morning, DC Fire and EMS said.
The crash happened on southbound I-295 right before Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave. Two lanes are currently blocked.
Officials have declared this as a mass casualty. According to officials there may be serious injuries. Ten people were involved in the crash. Patients were transported from the scene. One patient potentially has life-threatening injuries and another has serious, officials said.
At least one car ended on top of another in the crash.
The scene has now been cleared.
All patients packaged and in process of being transported from I-295. Awaiting final patient count. pic.twitter.com/SmLhauBtQ3— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) December 1, 2016