Connecticut Avenue reopens after vehicle downs tree in Aspen Hill

Connecticut Avenue is back open following a lengthy morning closure that happened as a result of an accident that brought a tree down across both lanes of traffic.

The accident happened in Aspen Hill around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Connecticut and Grand Pre Road. Authorities say a vehicle struck a tree near the intersection, bringing it down across the roadway.

Connecticut Avenue was closed for about four hours.

No injuries were reported.