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Multi-vehicle wreck caused 5-mile backup on I-95 in Richmond

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Dec 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-23 18:03:54-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- A multi-vehicle wreck caused major delays along interstates 95 and 64 in Richmond Thursday afternoon.

The crash, which happened on I-95 north near Lakeside Avenue, closed the interstate's center and left lane as well as the left shoulder.

Traffic was backed up for five miles along I-95/I-64 coming into the city as of 4:30 p.m.

"Use alternate routes and expect delays," VDOT officials warned.

All lanes had reopened and delays were clear as of just after 5 p.m.

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