The Washington Post

Northbound I-295 re-opens in Southeast D.C.

Updated at 7:57 a.m.

Northbound Interstate 295 re-opened after a fatal accident late last night. The lanes were shut down as investigators reviewed the scene.

Police said they did not have further details on the accident at this time.

Updated at 7:15 a.m.

Northbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Southeast Washington remain closed as accident investigators were on the scene.

Police advised drivers to use other routes.

Original at 5:45 a.m.

Northbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Southeast Washington were closed early Tuesday after an accident between East Capitol Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

D.C. police said they had few immediate details on the accident and did not know how long the roadway would be closed. Investigators are on the scene.

The accident occurred around 11:40 p.m. Monday night, police said.

Dana Hedgpeth is a Post reporter, working the early morning, reporting on traffic, crime and other local issues.

The Freddie Gray case

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Campaign 2016 Email Updates

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!

Get Zika news by email

Please provide a valid email address.

You’re all set!
Comments
Show Comments

To keep reading, please enter your email address.

You’ll also receive from The Washington Post:
  • A free 6-week digital subscription
  • Our daily newsletter in your inbox

Please enter a valid email address

I have read and agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Please indicate agreement.

Thank you.

Check your inbox. We’ve sent an email explaining how to set up an account and activate your free digital subscription.