7 injured in 3 crashes involving 7 vehicles on I-64

Crash shuts down I-64E lanes

GOOCHLAND Va. (WWBT) - Three separate crashes sent seven people to the hospital and caused I-64 eastbound to be closed Tuesday morning in Goochland.

Just before 10 a.m., a Nissan Altima traveling eastbound lost control, hit the guardrail and spun around to face the opposite direction of travel in the right lane. A Chevrolet Malibu then struck the Altima.

As a result of those crashes, three people were transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

The third crash involved four tractor-trailers and a Toyota Highlander that occurred while traffic was slowing due to the previous crashes.

A 2007 International tractor hauling a container unit struck the Highlander in the rear as it was coming to a stop. The International then struck a 2007 Freightliner flat bed that caused the Freightliner to jackknife and hit two additional tractor-trailers.

VSP said everyone involved in the third crash was wearing seat belts and four people were transported to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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