Driver suffers minor injuries in tractor-trailer crash on I-95 in Chesterfield

Va. man charged with following too close
The crash happened near Chippenham at exit 67.
The crash happened near Chippenham at exit 67.(VDOT)
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 8:18 AM EDT|Updated: May. 24, 2022 at 10:44 AM EDT
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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - A tractor-trailer crash caused major backups on northbound I-95 in Chesterfield on Tuesday morning.

The crash happened near Chippenham at mile marker 67 and closed down all the northbound lanes around 7:45 a.m.

According to Virginia State Police, a tractor-trailer was traveling northbound when traffic slowed and the truck rear-ended a sedan, causing the truck and trailer to overturn.

The truck was empty and not hauling any goods at the time.

A man from Lacrosse, Va., was driving the tractor-trailer at the time. He was not injured in the crash but has been charged with following too close.

However, the driver of the sedan suffered minor injuries and has been taken to Chippenham Hospital.

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