LOUISA COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - According to police, a tractor-trailer driver has been charged with reckless driving after a crash.
On Feb. 19 at 6:20 a.m., Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash at the 4100 block of James Madison Highway.
A freightliner tractor-trailer hauling bags of wood pellets was traveling northbound on James Madison Highway when it veered off the right side of the road, overturned and struck a tree and utility pole.
The crash caused the load of pellets to be lost.
Walter Scott, 44, of South Carolina, was the driver of the tractor-trailer. Scott was wearing his seatbelt and had minor injuries.
According to police, Scott has been charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain control.
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