TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp from I-295 south to I-64 east closed - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp from I-295 south to I-64 east closed

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

A tractor-trailer crash has shut down the ramp from I-295 south to I-64 east.

The tractor-trailer ran off the right side of the road, hit the guardrail and overturned down the embankment around 12:37 p.m., according to State Police. The driver was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The trailer was loaded with approximately 40,000 pounds of dry chem, which is used in fire extinguishers. 

VDOT is encouraging drivers to use an alternate route to reach I-64 east.

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