Route 50 in the Loudoun County town of Aldie is closed in both directions between Parsons Road and Carters Farm Lane because of an earlier accident that is believed to be related to the freezing rain that was falling in the area.

The accident occurred just before 5 a.m. and the road should be re-opened by 7 a.m., authorities said.

Other police departments in the area, including Fairfax County, said they were responding to multiple minor vehicle accidentson Friday morning, but no major incidents had been reported.