Route 1 southbound reopens in Fairfax County

Updated at 8:45 a.m.

Police said Route 1 southbound lanes in Alexandria have reopened after an earlier accident that involved five vehicles.

Original post at 6:53 a.m.

Fairfax County Police said Tuesday that Route 1 southbound is closed in both directions near Buckman Road.

The road is closed because of a crash that occurred around 6 a.m. and involved five vehicles.

Police said they were not sure when the road would reopen.