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Beltway Backup

UPDATED All lanes are now open after an early morning back up on the Beltway between Connecticut Avenue and Georgia Avenue.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer says the accident involved a jackknifed tractor trailer and an overturned box truck on the eastbound (Inner Loop) lanes of I-495.

Hazardous materials crews were called to the accident scene to assist with the fuel cleanup.

Piringer said there were no injuries reported.

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