Updated at 7:30 a.m.

The eastbound lanes of the Suitland Parkway have reopened after an earlier incident. But authorities said the westbound side remains closed.

Original post at 6:26 a.m.

U.S. Park Police said Suitland Parkway is closed Friday morning in both directions because of an accident involving a pedestrian.

Authorities said they had no immediate details on the condition of the person. They also did not know how long the roadway would be closed.