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Woman charged, passenger ejected in crash with tractor-trailer on I-95

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

A driver faces a reckless driving charge in connection with a crash on Interstate 95 which seriously injured a passenger.

Margie Townsend of Jamaica, NY was driving on Interstate 95 south near Crater Road around 11:40 a.m. Tuesday when she veered to her left, striking the back of a tractor-trailer, police said. Townsend then overcorrected, running off the road and hit a tree, the investigation revealed.

A passenger in the back seat, Mark Townsend, was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle and flown to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries. An 11-month-old child in the car was properly restrained and not injured. The driver of the tractor-trailer was also uninjured.

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