I-95 in Caroline Co. re-opens after tractor trailer accident

CAROLINE, VA (WWBT) - A tractor-trailer overturned spilling debris across all lanes of Interstate 95 Northbound just north of Hanover County.

The tractor-trailer was fully loaded at the time of the crash with canned soup and broth.  Some of the contents were spilled out of the top of the trailer onto the right shoulder.

As of 5:30pm all lanes had re-opened, but lengthy delays continued. Clean up of debris in the right lane and shoulder is expected to take several hours. State Police is advising drivers to use Route 1 north or other alternate routes to avoid congestion.

The accident occurred just after 12:30 PM at mile marker 101.7 in Caroline County, just south of Exit 104 at Carmel Church.

The driver has been identified as 49-year-old Anthony J. Vispisiano of Toms River, N.J. The driver and passenger, who were both wearing their safety belts, suffered minor injuries and were transported to VCU Medical Center.

The crash remains under investigation.

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