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Northbound George Washington Parkway closed for crash investigation

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Northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway were closed Thursday evening after a vehicle crash.

U.S. Park Police said traffic was being diverted to Spout Run Parkway during a crash investigation after a vehicle left the roadway before 5:30 p.m. in the area of Glebe Road. One southbound lane also was closed during the investigation.

Northbound traffic delays extended to near the Roosevelt Bridge.

Arlington Fire and EMS officials said one person was extricated from a vehicle and taken to a hospital.

Officials said significant delays will continue during the investigation, urging motorists to find alternate routes. Fairfax County fire officials also responded to the scene.