Man strips naked, jumps on car after crash in northern Virginia

Snapshot from video by: Tony Knick<br />Courtesy: WJLA
Snapshot from video by: Tony Knick<br />Courtesy: WJLA(WHSV)
Published: Dec. 13, 2017 at 2:42 PM EST
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Fairfax County police have arrested a man they say stripped naked after crashing his car, assaulted a driver, and jumped on a passing vehicle on southbound Route 28 near Washington Dulles International Airport on Tuesday.

The man faces multiple charges that are pending as police work to identify him.

According to police, the man was involved in a three-vehicle hit-and-run collision around around 3:30 p.m. Following the crash, the man got out of his car and assaulted one of the other drivers involved in the accident. He then took off his clothes and jumped on a passing truck, causing damage, before fleeing from the scene.

A statement from the Fairfax County Police Department says the bizarre incident caused "major traffic delays" during rush hour around the major international airport.

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The man was later found and arrested on Dulles Airport property. Police said he was taken to the hospital for evaluation with non-life-threatening injuries and faces multiple charges.

Authorities said no other people were injured during the crash or assault.

The Virginia State Police, Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority, and Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the search to find the man.

Police say additional information on the incident will be released Wednesday.

Several videos of the incident involving the man were sent to WHSV's ABC affiliate, WJLA, which can be watched above.