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Cleanup finished after semi overturns, catches fire on I-95

Posted at 5:58 AM, Oct 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-27 16:49:02-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. --  I-95 north has reopened between Chamberlayne Ave./Rt. 301 (mile marker 82) and Parham Rd. (mile marker 83) after a tractor-trailer caught fire and overturned early Monday.

The right lane of the interstate remained closed until just before 4 p.m.

Traffic in the area was backed for miles Monday morning.

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The truck, which carried food according to Henrico firefighters, caught fire after it overturned off the right side of the interstate.

The driver was taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment.

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The cause of the accident remained under investigation.

VDOT says cleanup is expected to last through mid-afternoon.

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