CENTREVILLE, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - Police say one person is dead after a vehicle and a tractor trailer collided in Fairfax County.
Officers say the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 66 prior to Route 29 in the Centreville area.
Officials believe the passenger vehicle caught fire after it rear-ended the tractor trailer. Motorists can expect delays in the area throughout the morning.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Crews have now separated the sedan from the back of the tractor trailer. Fatal crash on I-66E happened at 1:55am. Backup delays growing as wreckers block lanes to remove vehicles. @ErinFox5DC @fox5dc pic.twitter.com/pjHU4unjxF— Melanie Alnwick (@fox5melanie) May 21, 2019