Tractor-trailer fully engulfed in flames after crash on I-295 south in Henrico

The driver suffered severe, but non-life-threatening burns.
VSP says the truck ran off the road to the left, struck a tree, then caught fire and became...
VSP says the truck ran off the road to the left, struck a tree, then caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames.(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: Jul. 15, 2022 at 8:52 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2022 at 11:53 AM EDT
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HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia State Police is investigating a crash in Henrico early Friday morning.

Virginia State Police were called to the single-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer shortly after 2:30 a.m. on I-295 south at Woodman Road (Exit 45).

VSP says the truck ran off the road to the left, struck a tree, then caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames.

The driver, a 33-year-old man in Florida suffered severe, but non-life-threatening burns and was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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