5 people injured after multi-vehicle accident on I-95 N in Stafford

STAFFORD, VA (WWBT) - All lanes are back open after a crash involving multiple vehicles closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Stafford Thursday morning.

Police responded to the crash at mile marker 144 around 11 a.m. involving two tractor-trailers and several passenger vehicles. All lanes were back open by 1:44 p.m.

According to police, a tractor-trailer braked and swerved to avoid slow-moving traffic, sideswiping 10 vehicles before coming to a stop. Five people were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Antolin Francia, 61, was not injured. He is charged with reckless driving.

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