CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Lanes are now open after a crash in Chesterfield claimed the life of a driver caught in the middle of two semi-trucks on Route 288.
Investigators said it happened as officers were responding to another accident in that same location.
The pickup truck was struck from the rear by a tractor trailer from the rear, at which point the pickup was pushed into another tractor trailer in front of it. It ricocheted off of that tractor trailer and hit a parked car that was in the right lane stopped due to the previous crash.
Around 5 p.m. Monday, VDOT said all lanes had reopened, but travelers should expect residual delays as traffic begins moving again.
Around 4 p.m. VDOT issued a statement about the crash, which prompted the department to put detours into place while crews work to clean up the scene: