Update, 8 a.m.:

A second crash near the same location is aggravating previous delays on the outer loop of the Beltway near Connecticut Avenue.

This crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. and is causing a backup of about eight miles.  

Original post:

The outer loop of the Beltway is jammed just after Connecticut Avenue following a crash early this morning. 

Delays currently extend about six miles. The accident has been cleared and all lanes are open, but traffic is moving along at a slow crawl. 

No details about the accident were immediately available.