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Video shows fiery motorcycle wreck that closed I-64 west near I-295

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Posted at 10:33 PM, Aug 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-15 23:38:21-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Interstate 64 has reopened after a fiery motorcycle wreck brought traffic to a standstill on the interstate in eastern Henrico County Saturday night.

VDOT reported all lanes of I-64 west were closed as of 9:54 p.m. near mile marker 200, which is not far from the entrance to I-295.

As of 10:30 p.m., traffic was backed up more than six miles. Shortly after all lanes reopened.

Police told WTVR CBS 6 the biker crashed the motorcycle and then took off on foot. Investigators think they may have tracked down the driver at an area hospital.

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