Tractor trailer accident closes ramp on I-295

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A tractor trailer accident on Interstate 295 caused problems for drivers Wednesday morning.

The truck driver has been charged with reckless driving.

The accident happened just after midnight. Police say 33-year-old Edward Marrow, Jr. was going too fast on the ramp from Route Five to 295 South.

He lost control, hit several trees and crashed.

The truck lost its load — 44,000 pounds of plates were thrown on the side of the road.

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