Driver charged in 3-vehicle crash that closed I-64 lanes in Henrico

Posted at 10:12 AM, Feb 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-08 12:50:09-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Interstate 64 east has reopened after a multi-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer closed lanes, at Staples Mill Road, in western Henrico, according to Virginia State Police.

"The Trooper’s preliminary investigation reveals that a driver of a Buick sedan made an unsafe lane change and in the process struck another 4 door sedan," Sgt. Keeli L. Hill with Virginia State Police said. "The Buick then also struck a tractor trailer that was stopped due to traffic."

The driver of the sedan that was hit was entrapped and transported to an area hospital with injuries that called not life-threatening.

No one was else was injured, Hill said.

The driver of the Buick was charged with making an unsafe lane change.

The crashes remained under investigation.

A second accident in the area also closed at least one westbound lane.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips and photos here.



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