I-95 lanes reopened after overturned semi spills canned goods
CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A portion of Interstate 95 northbound in Caroline County has reopened after a semi spilled canned goods, causing trafic delays Wednesday afternoon.
Virginia State Police said a semi truck overturned and spilled its contents on the highway.
The truck was carrying canned soup and broth, according to Sgt. Thomas Molnar.
Virginia State Police said around noon Trooper J. P. Cleary responded to a single vehicle crash on I-95 northbound at the 101.6 mile marker.
The crash happened when the driver of a semi tuck, who suffered a medical condition, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned, blocking all northbound lanes on the interstate.
Molnar said the driver, 49-year-old Anthony J. Vispisiano from Toms River, N.J, and passenger, suffered minor injuries and were taken to VCU Medical Center.
All northbound lanes were closed for about an hour and traffic was able to pass on the left shoulder.
The two left lanes were reopened to traffic as clean up continued around 1:20 p.m.
Traffic was backed up for about three miles.