Driver and passenger injured in accident

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A late-night accident on the Powhite Parkway near Rt. 288 shut down part of the highway for several hours.

Around 11:00 p.m. Friday, a box truck overturned on the ramp. Firefighters had to rescue the man and woman inside. We're told neither was wearing a seatbelt.

Both the man and the woman were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The man has been charged with DUI and failure to wear a seat belt.

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