Route 7 East Closed After Fatal Crash

Route 7 East Closed After Fatal Crash

Route 7 East at Route 9 has been closed due to an accident that occurred around 1 p.m. Two vehicles crashed with one driver dying on the scene and the other taken to Loudoun Inova Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash is still under investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Public Information Officer Kraig Troxell said. Route 7 is expected to stay closed until early evening around rush hour. LCSO advises commuters to plan an alternate route as traffic will be backed up.

The names of the drivers have yet to be released, pending notification of family members.

This is a developing story that will be updated once more information is available.