Accident shuts down North Capitol in Northwest

A car accident has closed North Capitol Street between O Street NW and New York Avenue NW, police say.

D.C. police say that an SUV ran off the road near 1300 North Capitol St., damaging the sidewalk and a phone box. DDOT crews are working to remove the vehicle from the area.

Because of the accident, one block of North Capitol Street is closed in both directions.