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Driver charged after paint spills from truck; closes Laburnum Avenue

Posted at 11:33 AM, Aug 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-17 16:33:12-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A driver has been charged after more than 250 gallons of paint spilled off a truck on the ramp from West Laburnum Avenue to Interstate 64 in Richmond.

The spill occurred around 10:15 Friday morning.

While the paint was deemed not harmful, cleanup is expected to take several hours.

The driver, who has not been identified, as been charged with failure to secure a load by Virginia State Police.

Laburnum Avenue still closed as of 4:25 p.m.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.