Southbound lanes of I-85 reopen following tractor-trailer crash in Petersburg

Southbound lanes of I-85 reopen following tractor-trailer crash in Petersburg
A tractor-trailer crash has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 85 in Petersburg. (Source: VDOT)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - A tractor-trailer crash closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 85 in Petersburg for a period of time.

Virginia State Police said they were called to the single-vehicle crash just after 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Tractor-trailer crash closes all southbound lanes of I-85 in Petersburg

FIRST ALERT TRAFFIC: A tractor-trailer crash has closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 85 in Petersburg near mile marker 67, VDOT says. >> https://bit.ly/30OPd2h

Posted by NBC12 on Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Police said the driver was heading south when they ran off the road, through the guardrail and into the woods.

The driver was not injured and police continue to investigate.

All lanes reopened just before 10 p.m.

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