Replace on deadly crash that shuts down I-95 in Richmond
RICHMOND, Virginia. One particular person was killed in a crash that closed Interstate 95 in Richmond, Virginia.
In accordance with Virginia State Police, two vehicles with a trailer had been concerned within the accident.
One truck was hauling beams and one of many beams fell off the truck and hit a rubbish truck additionally on I-95 southbound at
Bridge on Belvidere St., in accordance with police.
The sewage truck overturned and caught fireplace.
The truck driver died, the police mentioned.
The crash and fireplace broken the bridge, and the interstate stays closed in each instructions.
All lanes of I-95 S and the left lane of I-95 N close to the Chamberlain Avenue exit (mile 76) will stay closed tonight on account of a trailer accident. The Belvidere Avenue overpass over I-95 will even stay closed. Right here is extra info: https://t.co/sXOkVzYujG pic.twitter.com/tZjOuUq89N
— VDOT Richmond (@VaDOTRVA) November 2, 2022
The Virginia Division of Transportation (VDOT) mentioned the crash occurred close to the Belvidere Avenue exit (76.9) in downtown Richmond.
Richmond police mentioned officers had been dispatched to the scene of the crash simply earlier than 12:05 p.m.
The northbound lanes are anticipated to reopen by 5 p.m., whereas the southbound lanes could stay closed till midnight.
“Belvidere Avenue will stay closed between Lay and Mitchell Streets and the I-64/I-95 interchange will stay closed till the collision is resolved and the overpass will be inspected,” officers mentioned.
Southbound visitors was diverted from the interstate on the I-64 exit (exit 79).
Police urged drivers to keep away from the realm and use various routes, such because the freeway into the town centre.
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