By Missy Schrott | [email protected]
A car crash on Braddock Road shut down an intersection on Thursday evening and sent two people to the hospital, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
Two people were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. APD Spokeswoman Crystal Nosal said the condition of those injured wasn’t known.
TRAFFIC: Intersection of W Braddock Rd & Valley Dr is closed to all traffic due to a crash. Drivers are receiving medical care, pls avoid area. pic.twitter.com/cfHHyZI3k7
— Alexandria Police (@AlexandriaVAPD) December 7, 2017
Patch reported the drivers of the respective cars were the ones sent to the hospital. A tweet from International Association of Firefighters’ Local 2141 states that those injured were trapped in their cars and had to be rescued by firefighters, more specifically Rescue 206, following the crash.
The crash occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. and closed the intersection of West Braddock Road and Valley Drive for three hours. APD is still investigating the cause of the crash.