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VCU LifeEvac responds to crash that closed I-64 west

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Posted at 1:42 PM, May 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-10 08:28:37-04

NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. — A two-vehicle accident closed Interstate 64 west, near New Kent Highway, in New Kent County on Tuesday afternoon.

VCU LifeEvac responded to the crash and Virginia State Police said at least one person involved in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries.

“All lanes are now open,” VDOT advised at 2:30 p.m. “A 3.5 mile backup remains eastbound and a 6.5 mile backup remains westbound.”

One vehicle crossed the median and struck the other, Virginia State Police Sgt. Steve Vick said.

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