Beltway Reopens in Alexandria After Early-Morning Crash

The Capital Beltway is back open in Alexandria after a crash backed up rush hour traffic Monday morning. 

All westbound "Thru" lanes of the Beltway were closed, backing up traffic for at least 7 miles. 

Thru lanes of the Inner Loop of the Beltway were closed at Route 1. Officers are investigating a crash, the Virginia Department of Transportation said on Twitter at 5:25 a.m. 

VDOT advised drivers to stay in local lanes. 

Lanes were back open about two hours later. 

Stay with News4 for more details on this developing story.

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