A single vehicle accident closed the eastbound lanes of Route 7 late this morning and injured the driver of the vehicle.
The accident occurred at 10:00AM approximately one tenth of a mile from Route 340. Alexis Smith of McLean Virginia was traveling westbound on Route 7 when she ran off the road into the median . Upon leaving the roadway she over corrected and lost control of the vehicle spinning across the median and came to rest in the eastbound traffic lanes. Traffic was halted on the eastbound lanes for approximately 30 minutes .
Alexis Smith was taken to Winchester Medical Center for treatment.
Smith was charged with reckless driving.
The crash was investigated by Trooper J.F. Williams.
Aerial photographs of the accident scene courtesy of Bonnie Jacobs