3 vehicles crash after dump truck loses load of bile on Route 288

Posted at 4:43 PM, Feb 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-05 17:02:13-05

Dump truck loses load of bile on Route 288. (SOURCE: Ashley Nicole)

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A dump truck accident has closed the right lane and shoulder of northbound Route 288 near the ramp to Ironbridge Road Thursday afternoon.

VDOT reported that traffic was backed up nearly three miles as of 4:50 p.m.

A dump truck spilled “bile material” onto the roadway around 3:25 p.m., according to Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick.

As a result of the spill, Vick said three vehicles slid and crashed.

Officials said those vehicles suffered minor damage, but that no one was injured.

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