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Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Commuter bus accident ties up Dulles access road; several injured

A Loudoun County Transit commuter bus struck the back of a construction vehicle on the Dulles airport access highway about 9:10 a.m., injuring several riders and tying up traffic in the area.

Dan Schmidt, spokesman for Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, said 13 patients are being transported to area hospitals, a few with serious injuries, but none appear to be life-threatening.

A fuel leak is coming from the bus.

The accident occurred at the Dulles Toll Road and Trap Road. The access road is shut down and traffic is being diverted.

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