One person is seriously hurt after a crash and vehicle fire on I-695 in Southeast D.C. early Wednesday, officials say.
The crash involved two vehicles and occurred on westbound I-695 at M Street SE, DC Fire and EMS said. Firefighters were dispatched at 5 a.m.
One vehicle was extinguished, and one person was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, the fire department said.
News4 video footage shows high flames and a large cloud of smoke.
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No information was immediately released on what may have caused the crash.
Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story.