BREAKING: Leesburg Bypass Accident Halts Traffic

BREAKING: Leesburg Bypass Accident Halts Traffic

The Leesburg Police Department (LPD) is investigating a serious car crash eastbound on the  Route 7 Bypass at Children’s Center Road in Leesburg.

All traffic is being diverted eastbound to Market Street. The two eastbound lanes of Route 7 will be closed for approximately three hours, LPD Public Information Officer Sam Shenouda said.

Two sedans were traveling eastbound when one rear ended the other. The driver and passenger of the car that was hit were taken to a local hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, Shenouda said.

The crash is under investigation.