Video shows truck engulfed in flames after crash on I-95 in Petersburg

Posted at 8:31 PM, Aug 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-10 20:34:27-04

PETERSBURG, Va. -- Video shows a truck engulfed in flames on I-95 north in Petersburg after the vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday evening.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash on the bridge over the Appomattox river, near mile marker 52 at approximately 6:08 p.m.

Video, obtained by Crime Insider sources, shows fire crews battling the flames and smoke on the scene.

Those sources say the truck engulfed in flames had 9 mm rounds inside of it. That ammunition was going off when crews arrived on scene, according to those sources.

There are no reports of injuries involved in the crash and vehicle fire.

Cleanup is underway. All lanes have reopened and there is a one-mile backup as 8:14 p.m.

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