FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling more than 20 tons of frozen fish crashed on the Capital Beltway in northern Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Transportation said the crash occurred on the beltway’s Outer Loop at the start of the Monday afternoon rush hour in Tysons Corner near the Leesburg Pike exit.READ MORE: Search Underway For Person Who Went Underwater At Lake Roland
The trailer went off the road, and for a while a wrecker blocked three out of four lanes of traffic trying to right the trailer.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1.4K New Cases Reported, 11 New Deaths
VDOT said that when it was discovered that the trailer was breached and the 41,000 pounds of fish inside was therefore unsalvageable, the wrecker was called off temporarily to allow rush hour traffic to flow.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Shooting Leaves 1 In Critical Condition
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