RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A car accident shut down I-95 Saturday night for nearly two hours.
Around 9:30 p.m. police say a northbound car went off the road and hit the jersey wall.
When State Police responded they discovered the driver inside the vehicle with a gun pointed at himself.
Richmond and State Police then closed all lanes of travel to secure the area.
Police say the driver surrendered to police around 10:30 p.m. and was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained in the crash.
The interstate was re-opened a short while later.
The 28-year-old driver is now in police custody.