Citizens help driver as cab of tractor-trailer dangled off I-95 overpass in Petersburg

Police: Cab of tractor-trailer dangling off I-95 overpass in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WWBT) - Petersburg police said the cab of a tractor-trailer was dangling off an overpass on Interstate 95 on Tuesday.

Petersburg police said they had crews guarding the scene near Southpark Boulevard.

Tractor-trailer crash in Petersburg

BREAKING NEWS: Police tell us the cab of a tractor-trailer is dangling off an overpass on Interstate 95 in Petersburg near Southpark Boulevard. NBC12 has a crew headed to the scene. (NOTE: No Sound) >> https://bit.ly/396jA7Z

Posted by NBC12 on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Petersburg fire crews said citizens were able to help the driver out of the cab and back over the jersey wall before crews arrived.

The southbound center and right lanes at mile marker 53 were closed due to the crash, according to VDOT.

Virginia State Police were also on scene of the incident.

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