Tractor trailer carrying 32,000 pounds of frozen chickens overturns on I-295 ramp

Published: Mar. 9, 2017 at 10:54 AM EST|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 4:21 PM EDT
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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Police say a tractor trailer truck overturned on an off ramp of northbound I-295 in Short Pump because the driver was traveling too fast.

The truck, which was carrying 32,000 pounds of frozen chickens, overturned around 5:15 a.m., partially blocking the ramp.

A passenger was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver was charged with reckless driving.

The Department of Agriculture has been contacted to help with the cleanup of the frozen chickens.

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