Tysons, VA

A multi-vehicle crash along eastbound I-66 right before I-495 is causing major traffic for several miles.

“The East left lane, center lane and right lane are closed,” according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Drivers can expect delays for two miles, according to a Fairfax County alert sent out at 4 p.m.

Image via VDOT, map via Google Maps

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When a Honda van T-boned a sedan near the Spring Hill Metro station in Tysons, a third driver caught it all on camera.

The crash happened on Tyco Road near the Adaire apartment building. The van pulled out of the parking lot for the Audi Service Center and Tysons Collision Center right before hitting the sedan, which was in the left-hand, southbound lane.

The video shows the driver of the van throw his hands above his head right after the crash.

The sedan’s fender and the van’s front bumper appeared damaged after the vehicles both pulled into the parking lot.

A Reddit user posted yesterday the minute-and-a-half video capturing the crash. Already, the post has 436 upvotes and 136 comments.

“The irony that he was pulling out of an auto service center vastly improves this,” another user said in the comments.

Driving home from Tysons last week from r/nova

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Vienna police say that a crash late Saturday night (Jan. 18) caused a power outage.

Police said that a vehicle traveling northbound in the 500 block of Hillcrest Drive ran off the road and struck a utility pole, causing it to collapse on top of the vehicle along with the power lines.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m.

“The three occupants fled the scene before officers arrived,” police said. “The power company responded immediately to shut off the power and make repairs.”

After a search, police said they found the 21-year-old driver from Reston. He was released on his signature.

Shortly after midnight, police say that a drunk man in the 600 block of Hillcrest Drive was disrupting police investigating the hit-and-run.

“Upon the officers’ interaction with the man, they detected signs of impairment,” police said.

Police charged the man, a 23-year-old from Chantilly, with being drunk in public, and he was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

In a separate incident, a Vienna resident told the police that a stranger hacked his Snapchat account last Thursday (Jan. 16) and used his identity to solicit money from one of his friends, police say.

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Late this morning, a vehicle ran into the window of a building in downtown McLean.

The incident occurred in the 1400 block of Center Street shortly before noon, according to a Fairfax County Fire and Rescue spokesperson.

An adult male driver drove into the front of a building, causing “minimal” damage, a Fairfax County police spokesperson said.

No one was injured, according to the fire department spokesperson.

It is unclear at this time what caused the incident. The fire department spokesperson said that there will be a police investigation.

The police spokesperson was not able to share the type of vehicle and specific building address.

Catherine Douglas Moran contributed reporting

Map via Google Maps 

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Updated at 1:15 p.m. — Shortly after 1 p.m., the lanes reopened, MATOC tweeted. Drivers can expect delays up to 2.5 miles. 

Earlier: Drivers can expect delays from a tractor-trailer crash on I-495, which has caused the closure of several northbound lanes.

The crash is located along the highway north of Leesburg Pike (Route 7), according to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The crash happened shortly after 12:30 p.m., according to a tweet from the Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination Program.

The left, left-center and right-center lanes on northbound I-495 are currently closed, according to VDOT.

As of 1:10 p.m., traffic is backed up from I-66 to the Dulles Access Road along northbound I-495, according to Google Maps.

Map via Google Maps

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Updated 12/6/19 — Fairfax County police say that the 60-year-old man who was struck by a vehicle in Tysons on Monday night has died.  

Fairfax County police say a male pedestrian was hospitalized with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Tysons last night (Monday).

The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. last night (Dec. 2) at Old Courthouse and Gallows roads, Sgt. Erica Webb, a police spokesperson, told Tysons Reporter.

Police tweeted about the crash around 8 p.m., saying that the “pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.” The crash closed the eastbound lanes of Old Courthouse Road last night, according to a tweet from the police.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene after the crash, Webb said, adding that the incident is an active investigation and that she was not aware of any charges related to the crash.

Webb was not able to say what kind of vehicle was involved in the crash, the condition of the driver, if other people were in the vehicle and the location of the pedestrian when the crash occurred.

Police are asking that anyone with information about the crash contact Detective Burriss at 703-280-0553.

Image via Google Maps

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Fairfax County police say a female pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car along Lee Hwy in Merrifield.

Police received the call at 10:14 a.m. on Saturday (Nov. 23) for the crash involving a Toyota Solara and a female pedestrian, Sgt. James Curry, a police spokesperson, told Tysons Reporter.

Police tweeted about the crash shortly after 11 a.m, noting that eastbound Lee Hwy was closed at Cedar Lane.

“The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with injuries considered to be life-threatening,” the tweet said.

Shortly after 1 p.m., police tweeted again to say that Lee Hwy had reopened and that “the pedestrian remains in critical condition.”

Curry said that, as of 9:30 a.m. today (Monday), the police are awaiting an update on the woman’s condition.

The driver involved in the crash remained on the scene, Curry said, adding that no arrests have been made in connection to the crash.

The location of the pedestrian when the crash occurred and the cause of the crash are pending investigation, Curry said.

Map via Google Maps

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Two eastbound lanes of Route 7 are closed due to a multi-vehicle crash near Wolf Trap.

The crash occurred shortly before 10 a.m., according to a Fairfax County alert.

The crash is near Wolftrap Run Road and Google Maps shows heavy traffic congestion as of 10:15 a.m.

The eastbound right center lane, right lane and right shoulder are closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Map via Google Maps

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Drivers heading on Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) could face significant delays in the Vienna area due to a crash.

Chain Bridge Road by Flint Hill Road just outside of the Town of Vienna is currently closed.

Fairfax County police tweeted about the closure at 4:43 p.m. “Crews will be on scene repairing a utility pole for an extended period,” the tweet said. “Please avoid the area and use an alternate route.”

“The north left lane, center lane, and right lane are closed,” according to Virginia 511. “The south left lane, center lane, and right lane are closed.”

Google Maps shows traffic severely backed up along Chain Bridge Road and surrounding roads.

Map via Google Maps 

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A man was rescued from an overturned Buick on Anderson Road near Magarity Road in Tysons today (Thursday).

The crash happened near Lost Dog Cafe in Tysons shortly before 12:30 p.m., Erica Webb, a spokesperson for the Fairfax County Police Department, told Tysons Reporter.

Rescue personnel have now gotten the trapped man out of the car, Webb said.

“No one was transported [to the hospital],” Webb said, adding that it is unclear if the man was injured or not.

Anderson Road was briefly closed after the crash and is now open again, Webb said.

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