10-Vehicle Crash in Woodbridge Leaves Road Streaked With Blue Paint

Drivers should expect an extended closure of Route 1, police said at about 11:30 a.m. 

Chopper4 image of truck crash involving paint

People are reported to be injured and a road is streaked with blue paint after a 10-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Wooodbridge. 

Chopper4 images show hundreds of buckets of bright blue paint spilled along Route 1 at Prince William Parkway. Paint buckets broke open and vehicles spread the mess across the roadway. 

Police and firefighters were called to the area for a report of a crash involving a truck and several other vehicles. A fuel tank in the truck ruptured, spilling diesel. 

There were reports of injuries. Information on their extent was not immediately released. 

Route 1 was closed in both directions at busy Prince William Parkway while the crash site was cleared. 

An investigation is underway. 

Stay with NBC Washington for more details on this developing story. 

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