Fatal crash closes lanes on Route 288

Posted at 5:18 PM, Feb 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 17:52:07-05

POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. -- A fatal crash has closed lanes Route 288 south in Powhatan.

Virginia State Police said that there was one confirmed death in the multi-vehicle crash. Two others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Traffic is backed up more than three miles near the Huguenot Trail/Robious Road exit.

"All southbound lanes are closed near Huguenot Trail (Route 711) due to a crash," a VDOT spokesperson wrote in an email. "Traffic is being diverted to the Huguenot Trail off-ramp back to Route 288. Use alternate routes and expect delays."

Pictures shared from the crash scene showed at least two cars involved in the crash.

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