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Driver charged in tractor trailer crash on I-295 in Henrico County

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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Virginia State Police are investigating a tractor trailer crash that blocked lanes of Interstate 295 in Henrico County.

Shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, State Police responded to I-295 south of Route 895 after a fatigued driver of a tractor-trailer ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned into the median.

The driver, Aaron Grear, 31, of Aldan, Pennsylvania, was wearing his safety belt and was not injured in the crash, according to State Police.  

The tractor-trailer was loaded with vegetable oil.  No vegetable oil leaked from the trailer, according to police.

The driver was traveling from Savannah, GA. to Connecticut at the time of the crash.

He was charged with reckless driving. 

All lanes have since reopened.

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