FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — The driver of a tractor-trailer died Sunday morning after a crash on Interstate 495 in McLean, Virginia, according to Virginia State Police.
Police responded to a single-vehicle crash on the Beltway Inner Loop near Georgetown Pike around 6:04 a.m. in Fairfax County, Virginia.
The tractor-trailer was traveling north on I-495 when the driver swerved off the road, and struck a guardrail and a pole near Exit 44 and Georgetown Pike, Virginia State Police said in a statement.
The crash caused major delays for drivers on their morning commute Sunday with temporary stops due to the ongoing investigation.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and provided additional aid.
The scene finally cleared up around 6 p.m. and all lanes of I-495 were back open with traffic moving smoothly.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say they are working to confirm the driver’s identity and notify the next of kin.
The crash remains under investigation.
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