UPDATE: Hay-hauling tractor trailer overturns, closing I-95 ramp

Posted at 6:36 AM, Apr 02, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-02 13:37:21-04

UPDATE: Virginia State Police report the ramp reopened just before 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. The driver of the tractor trailer, Raye Cabos of La Cruz, NM, was charged with reckless driving. Officials say speed was a factor in the accident. Cruz was wearing her seat belt.

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The 3rd Street exit ramp (exit 75) on Interstate 95 south will remain closed through the morning rush hour, according to Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar.

Sgt. Molnar said a tractor trailer carrying hay overturned shortly after 5:30 a.m. Monday. The driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injures. The crash remains under investigation.

The on-ramp to I-64 east is open, only the exit ramp to 3rd Street is closed, Sgt. Molnar said.