Tractor trailer jackknifes on I-295

Posted by Phil Riggan – email

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Around 12:45 p.m., a tractor trailer jackknifed on Interstate 295 north, about 1 1/2 mile south of Mechanicsville Turnpike/Route 360 in Mechanicsville.

The truck came to a rest on the right shoulder, according to Virginia State Police.  Traffic is getting by in the left lane.  About 100 gallons of fuel spilled and Hazmat crews on scene.

All lanes were open by 2:45 p.m. The driver, Scott Van Goor, 52, of Maryland, was charged with reckless driving.

The driver was not injured.  The crash under investigation.

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