Updated post at 7:30 a.m.
Virginia State Police said three accidents that slowed Thursday morning traffic have been cleared from the highway.
Authorities cleared all three early morning crashes — beginning at 5:18 a.m., then 5:37 a.m. and 5:38 a.m. — and said traffic is moving.
The last I-66 accident was removed from the highway at 7:10 a.m.
Original post at 6:29 a.m.
Traffic is moving at a snail’s pace on I-66 Thursday morning after three crashes.
Virginia State Police said officers are working on three accidents eastbound on the highway.
Two crashes are on I-66 eastbound, west of the Capital Beltway. One of those accidents is blocking a right lane and authorities said the other accident is on the shoulder.
A third crash is on I-66 eastbound, west of Nutley Street. That accident is also on the shoulder.
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— WTOP Traffic (@WTOPtraffic) July 17, 2014