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UPDATE: Tractor-trailer accident ignites blaze, shuts down I-95

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UPDATE: The left lane is expected to remain closed through 9 a.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising drivers to expect major  delay, take an alternate route if possible.

HANOVER, Va (WTVR) - A tractor-trailer accident forced portions of Interstate 95 to shut down early Thursday morning.

Hanover and Henrico County fire and rescue crews rushed to I-95 south bound lanes, near the Atlee-Elmont exit, just before 2 a.m. They found an SUV on fire and a tractor-trailer, jack-knifed  in the median of the interstate.

State police say the SUV hit a guard rail and then the tractor-trailer slammed into the SUV.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was the only person hurt. He was taken to VCU medical center with non-life threatening injuries. Hazmat crews are cleaning up the diesel fuel that leaked out.

One southbound lane remains closed as of 6:45 this morning.

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