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Overturned tractor trailer spills fuel, closes lanes on I-95

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CHESTERFIELD, Va. – Police and firefighters responded to the scene of a tractor trailer accident on I-95 South in Chesterfield Sunday morning. The accident happened near the Route 288 exit, and involved a tractor trailer with attached U-haul. The truck overturned and spilled fuel on the side of the road.


As of 9:00 a.m., three lanes are closed on I-95 southbound at Willis Road (mile marker 64) as a result of the accident.

The driver was taken to VCU Medical Center. Police have not released his condition.

The right southbound lanes of I-95 are expected to be closed for several more hours, according to Virginia State Police.

Traffic is backed up approximately 2 miles.

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