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BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA9) -- A single car accident along southbound I-270 snarled traffic for Monday morning commuters.

The vehicle crashed near Democracy Boulevard and Montgomery Mall and removal of the vehicle blocked multiple lanes for an extended period of time, according to WUSA9 traffic reporter Beverly Farmer.

The result was a backup of cars for a few miles, with traffic stretching north as far as Falls Road.

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