Two People Injured in Accident at I-495 near Alexandria, VA

April 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-495, Alexandria, VA, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Pickup truck hauling a veered from the eastbound lanes before catching fire

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured two people at I-495 near Alexandria, VA on April 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 3:50 a.m. According to investigators, a pickup truck towing a loaded car trailer veered from the road for unknown reasons. It is said to have struck a Jersey wall before falling to the eastbound lanes below and catching fire. Two people involved were taken to an area hospital with injuries believed to be serious in nature. Additional information was not immediately available.

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