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Truck hauling 7 cars crashes on I-295

Posted at 7:56 AM, Dec 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-09 07:56:38-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — A tractor trailer driver was charged with reckless driving following a crash early Saturday morning in eastern Henrico.

“Virginia State Police responded to reports of an overturned tractor trailer hauling several vehicles on southbound I-295 at the 28 mile marker, just south of Rt. 60 in Henrico County,” Virginia State Police spokesperson Sgt. Keeli Hill. “The Troopers preliminary report reveals the driver, Larry Cruz, of Miami, Florida lost control running off the right side of the roadway into a ditch forcing the tractor trailer to turn over on its side.”

Cruz was not hurt in the crash.

He was hauling seven cars at the time of the crash.

The accident was reported at about 1 a.m.

The crash remains under investigation.