Fire erupts from Ireland’s Four Courts pub in Arlington moments after a vehicle crashed into the building. At least 14 people are hurt.
Eight people were sent to surrounding hospitals, according to Arlington Fire. Four have critical injuries, while the other four have non-life threatening injuries. Six persons were treated on the scene and released.
A vehicle collided with a structure in the 200 block of Wilson Boulevard, igniting a fire at the Ireland’s Four Courts bar.
According to reports, the collision ignited a fire that has since been extinguished. Hiner stated that when crews arrived, they discovered flames and smoke emanating from the structure.
As police and firefighters attend to the collision, multiple routes in the region are closed.
All lanes of Wilson Boulevard and Clarendon Boulevard are shut between N Veitch Street and N Rhodes Street. Also closed is N Courthouse Road from 14th St N to Wilson Boulevard. Explore alternative paths.
It is unknown who the driver was or what led the car to crash into the structure.