Breaking News
More () »

Washington, DC's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Washington, DC | WUSA9.com

Tractor-trailer crash caused traffic back up for at least 6.5 miles on I-66 in Fairfax County

Several lanes on the roadway were closed due to the crash.

FAIRFAX, Va. — A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 66 in Fairfax County shut down several lanes on the roadway and is caused major delays for commuters Thursday morning, Virginia State Police (VSP) said.

The crash was located at mile marker 55, police said. Around 9:30 a.m., the east left lane, left center lane, and the right-center lane was closed. They have since reopened.

Traffic was backed up for at least 6.5 miles. And according to traffic cameras cars were at a standstill.

VSP and emergency crews were at the scene investigating the incident. The cause of the crash remains unclear.

It is unknown how many vehicles were involved in the truck crash or if anyone was injured.

Credit: SKY9
Traffic backed up for miles on I-66 in Fairfax County

To get the latest update on traffic in the area, click here to view our interactive traffic map.

This story is developing. WUSA9 will continue to provide updates as additional information becomes available.

WUSA9 is now on Roku and Amazon Fire TVs. Download the apps today for live newscasts and video on demand.

Download the WUSA9 app to get breaking news, weather and important stories at your fingertips.

Sign up for the Get Up DC newsletter: Your forecast. Your commute. Your news.
Sign up for the Capitol Breach email newsletter, delivering the latest breaking news and a roundup of the investigation into the Capitol Riots on January 6, 2021.