Lanes of the outer loop of the Capital Beltway in Silver Spring are reopening following a fatal overnight accident.
Three left lanes of the highway between Colesville Road and Georgia Avenue were reopened 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, said one person was killed. The victim's identity has not been released.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.