Update: Southbound I-295 lanes re-open after accident

Updated post at 12:10 p.m.

Authorities had opened all I-295 southbound lanes to traffic by Monday afternoon.

Updated post at 10:04 a.m.

Police said one right lane is open on I-295 southbound.

Original post at 9:55 a.m.

An accident closed a portion of I-295 southbound near South Capitol Street Monday morning.

The Metropolitan Police Department closed the southbound lanes and diverted traffic onto South Capitol Street for an overturned dump truck around 9:20 a.m.

It’s unclear when the highway lanes will re-open.

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Victoria St. Martin covers breaking news and Prince William County for The Post's Local desk.
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