Multiple crashes reported I-64 near Staples Mill

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Interstate 64 west between the I-95 split and Staples Mill Road exits. (PHOTO: Chris Norton)

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Police have responded to multiple accidents along Interstate 64 in Richmond and Henrico County.

As many as nine vehicles were involved in a crash on Interstate 64 west between the I-95 split and Staples Mill Road exit.

The CBS 6 crew on scene said it appeared most of the accidents were “fender benders” and no serious injuries were reported.

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Tractor trailers are stuck on the off-ramp of I-64 west at Staples Mill Road. (PHOTO: Joe St. George)

Nearby, two tractor trailers are stuck on the off-ramp of I-64 west at Staples Mill Road. The tractor trailers cannot get up the hill.

Virginia State Police responded to 77 crashes between 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m in Central Virginia, according to Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar.

“Troopers in the Richmond Division are currently on-scene or responding to an additional 48 motor vehicle crashes involving property damage,” he wrote in an email.

1 Comment

  • Cindy

    Virginia drivers CANNOT drive in snow and ice! Stupid people do stupid things! Accidents are caused by carelessness! Stay off the roads people! Most drivers don’t understand about downshifting and pumping brakes! Stop being idiots!

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