WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — A car overturned in downtown Washington near the Washington Monument, snarling stragglers in Tuesday mornings commute.

DC Fire officials confirm one person was trapped in a car at 17th St. and Constitution Ave. following a four-car accident in Northwest.

Roads were closed in both directions as rescue personnel worked to free the trapped motorist. Officials confirmed there were injuries in the crash, but did not elaborate.

The accident was cleared and all roads were reopened around 10 a.m.

Traffic updates are available around the clock with first traffic on the 1’s on All-News 99.1 WNEW as well as on the CBS DC traffic page.


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