All lanes back open on I-64 E in New Kent, delays remain - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

All lanes back open on I-64 E in New Kent, delays remain

Very heavy rain falls along I-64 New Kent County, where multiple crashes have led to a large backup on I-64. (Credit: NBC12) Very heavy rain falls along I-64 New Kent County, where multiple crashes have led to a large backup on I-64. (Credit: NBC12)
NEW KENT, VA (WWBT) -

Multiple crashes in New Kent County led to big rush hour backups along Interstate 64 on Tuesday afternoon.

According to VDOT, the left lane of I-64 East was shut down near mile marker 215, about a mile east of Providence Forge. Officials say four separate crashes with injuries are reported, including vehicles that have gone off the road. Heavy rain was coming down in the area at the time of the accidents.

At 7:10, all lanes were re-opened, but a 5-mile backup remains and will take a while to dissipate. 

Meanwhile, yet another crash was reported near mile marker 211 on eastbound I-64, also in New Kent. Currently, the left shoulder is closed, but delays are possible.

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