Update as of 4:15 p.m.: The Leesburg Bypass is now open.
The eastbound lanes of the Leesburg Bypass in the area of the Children’s Center Road overpass are closed while Leesburg Police investigate a serious crash.
According to preliminary information, the crash occurred when an eastbound sedan was hit in the rear by another car.
The driver and passenger of the sedan were transported to a local hospital. One of the occupants has injuries described as life-threatening.
No further details about the crash are available at this time.
The two eastbound lanes are expected to remain closed until approximately 5 p.m. as the investigation continues.