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Crashes slow traffic on I-95 north in Chesterfield

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Mar 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-25 17:29:57-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Two wrecks backed up traffic on I-95 north in Chesterfield County Wednesday afternoon.

VDOT reports that a two-vehicle wreck closed the interstate’s left and center lanes at Woods Edge Road.

State police said the other accident  happened on I-95 north  just before mile marker 67 approaching the Pocahontas Parkway exit.

Virginia State Police said fire and rescue crews have lanes blocked, which caused heavy congestion.

As a result, traffic was backed up 5.5 miles as of 5:15 p.m. VDOT said all lanes reopened around 5:30 p.m.