Several injured in multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 295 in northeast DC

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As many as 10 people may have been injured after a multi-vehicle accident in northeast D.C. The accident happened on southbound Interstate 295 prior to Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue.

All lanes of southbound I-295 were blocked for over an hour while crews cleared the scene. Images show a silver vehicle on top of a red car. Traffic was diverted onto Kenilworth Avenue until the roadway was reopened around 7 a.m.

Police say as many as seven vehicles were involved in the crash and as many as 10 people suffered injuries.

The cause of the accident is still being investigated.