Hazmat crew responds to tractor-trailer crash on I-95

Hazmat crew responds to tractor-trailer crash on I-95
Diesel fuel was spilled when a tractor-trailer crashed on I-95 north Thursday. (Source: Virginia State Police)

PRINCE GEORGE, VA (WWBT) - Diesel fuel was spilled after a tractor-trailer crashed into trees on the side of I-95 north Thursday in Prince George County.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash at the 43 mile marker at 6:50 a.m.

Drive Sherri E. Thompson, 34, of New York, and a passenger were trapped inside the cab for a brief period, but both were uninjured. VSP said Thomson was wearing a seat belt but the passenger was not.

A hazmat crew responded to the scene to clean up the spilled fuel.

No one was injured in the crash, but the driver and passenger were trapped for a brief period.
No one was injured in the crash, but the driver and passenger were trapped for a brief period. (Source: Virginia State Police)

The tractor-trailer was hauling thousands of pounds of scrap metal and helicopter parts and was the only vehicle involved in the crash.

Thompson was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control.

The crash is under investigation.

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