Tractor-trailer crash closes 295 lanes in Chesterfield

Posted at 9:37 AM, Dec 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-12-22 12:40:37-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A tractor-trailer crash has closed Interstate 295 North in Chesterfield County, according to VDOT.

Video posted to Facebook showed a flipped car between two damaged tractor-trailer trucks, one of which seemed to belong to Amazon.

One of the trucks, it appeared, lost its load on the interstate as a result of the crash.

The crash has all lanes of 295 N closed near Route 10 West, at mile marker 17.5, in Chester.

"Virginia State Police arrived on scene with a four-vehicle crash northbound Interstate 295 at the 16-mile marker at approximately 8 a.m.," a Virginia State Police spokesperson wrote in an email to CBS 6. "This crash involved two tractor-trailers, an SUV, and a pickup. This crash is still under investigation at this time. Two people have been transported to the hospital."

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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