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UPS truck runs off 288, lands on Route 10

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Posted at 9:53 AM, Oct 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-29 12:05:34-04

UPDATE: A small blue car entered Route 288 from the Route 10 east ramp and cut in front of the UPS truck causing it to run off the road, Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said. Police are looking for the blue car. All travel lanes, including the ramp, reopened just before noon, according to VDOT. The truck driver suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

One driver in UPS truck heading North on 288 in left lane. Small blue car possibly a Mitsubishi came up from 10 E to 288 on the ramp, cut in front of UPS truck & Ran it off the road. Driver at MCV in serious non-lifethreatening condition. Incident happened at 9:26. Police looking for blue car, driver did not stop.

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A UPS truck drove off an overpass on Route 288 and landed on Route 10 below, Chesterfield Fire and EMS spokesman Lt. Jason Elmore said. The crash happened at about 9:20 Wednesday morning,

UPS truck came off Route 288 and landed on Route 10 (PHOTO: Chesterfield Fire and EMS)

UPS truck came off Route 288 and landed on Route 10 (PHOTO: Chesterfield Fire and EMS)

The UPS driver was taken to the hospital with what were considered serious injuries. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

UPS truck came off Route 288 and landed on Route 10 (PHOTO: Chesterfield Fire and EMS)

UPS truck came off Route 288 and landed on Route 10 (PHOTO: Chesterfield Fire and EMS)

“The ramp from Rt. 288 south to Rt. 10 is closed due a crash,” a VDOT spokeswoman said. “One lane is also closed on Ironbridge Rd./Rt. 10 north.”

Traffic is backed up one mile on Ironbridge Rd.

This is a developing story.