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7 car-collision caused delays, blocked lanes on NB BW Parkway

Traffic in the area was impacted for a few hours.

WASHINGTON — Northbound Baltimore-Washington Parkway is back open after several cars crashed along the roadway, prompting several lane closures Tuesday morning.

A total of seven cars collided on the parkway causing lanes to be blocked on northbound Baltimore-Washington Parkway just south of Interstate 495.

For a while, only one lane of traffic was getting by as crews worked to clear the area of vehicles and debris following the incident.

Crews at the scene were able to clear up much of the crash by 6:45 a.m., but there were still major delays in the area. By 9:30 a.m. the road was reopened.

There is no word on what injuries, if any, were reported.

The events that led up to the multiple-vehicle collision is under investigation.

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