SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - A fatal overnight accident has closed the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in the Silver Spring area and could disrupt the morning commute.
All lanes of the outer loop between Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue were closed early Monday.
The accident occurred about 2 a.m. and involved several cars and a tractor-trailer. Scott Graham, a spokesman for the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, says one person was killed. The victim's identity has not been released
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.