UPDATE: Accident at northbound Powhite toll plaza traps driver - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

UPDATE: Accident at northbound Powhite toll plaza traps driver

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police officers and rescue officials are reponding to an overturned vehicle at the northbound Powhite toll plaza. The accident happened just before 2 p.m.

Police are reporting it was a one vehicle accident, with injury and the person appears to be entrapped. The right lane is closed for rescue and clean-up.

Police say the trapped driver is a woman and she is in surgery at VCU Medical Center.

Richmond Police say the full service lanes at the toll on Northbound Powhite Parkway are closed because of the accident.

Police say the cause of the accident was deemed to be 'driver inattention' -- the driver was switching lanes and didn't judge the distance properly and hit the railing.  No charges are expected at this time. She was not wearing a seatbelt.

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