Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash on I-95 in Chesterfield

Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash on I-95 in Chesterfield
The crash happened Friday. (Source: Virginia State Police)

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Drivers experienced some delays on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield Friday morning after a tractor-trailer crash closed lanes in both directions.

The crash happened in the southbound lanes around 8:20 a.m. near Bells Road.

According to police, the driver of a tractor-trailer was heading south when the vehicle jackknifed and ran off the road, striking the jersey wall and a pick-up truck.

The tractor-trailer driver then ran off the road to the right and came to rest on top of the guardrail.

Some debris from the crash, landed in the northbound lanes, causing some traffic delays there as well.

Police say no one suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.

Tractor-trailer crash closes north and southbound lanes of I-95 in Chesterfield

TRAFFIC ALERT 🚨 Tractor-trailer crash closes some north & southbound lanes of I-95 in Chesterfield | Drivers should expect delays

Posted by NBC12 on Friday, June 4, 2021

Traffic back-ups were several miles at one point while crews worked to clear the scene.

The tractor-trailer driver, William S. Gibbons, 31, of Henderson, North Carolina, was charged with failure to maintain a lane.

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