New Kent accident causes major backup on I-64 east

Posted at 1:19 PM, Apr 27, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-27 15:30:53-04

NEW KENT, Va. (WTVR) – Drivers on I-64 east ran into some major delays Friday afternoon.

VDOT said a single-vehicle accident closed I-64 east near the Bottoms Bridge/Rt. 249 exit (mile marker 205) in New Kent County.

However, the accident was cleared and the interstate reopened around 1:30 p.m.

At one point, traffic was backed up more than five miles.