Dump truck overturns in downtown Richmond, driver arrested

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A drunk driver ran a red light in his dump truck and crashed into another vehicle near 7th and Canal streets in downtown Richmond Friday morning, according to police.

The accident happened just before noon near the Downtown Expressway, jamming traffic in the area. It appears the truck was carrying a load of boulders that spilled across the roadway.

Police say the driver was arrested for reckless driving and disregarding a red light.

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