Snow may be to blame for accident involving 3 tractor trailers

- Three tractor trailers were involved in an accident that shut down the beltway Wednesday morning, and snow may be to blame.

The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. on the Outer Loop of Interstate 495 near Braddock Road.

FOX 5’s Annie Yu says that the accident happened after one of the trucks struck a snow bank, causing the driver to lose control. That truck struck a second truck and caused a domino effect that resulted in one of the vehicles overturning and another jack-knifing.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

All traffic is being made to exit the beltway at Braddock Road.

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