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I-295 reopened after multi-vehicle crash closed roadway overnight

All lanes on Interstate 295 have reopened after a serious multi-vehicle accident that shut down the roadway overnight and left one person injured.

The accident took place just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday on northbound I-295 near the Suitland Parkway exit.

According to police, several cars were involved in the crash, but only one person reported an injury. This person was trapped in an overturned vehicle and unconscious when emergency crews arrived, police said. There are no updates on the victim’s current status.

Police did not say what caused the accident, which resulted in the closure of all northbound lanes. The lanes reopened about 6 a.m. Friday.


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