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Tractor-trailer overturns on Chippenham Parkway

CBS 6 Traffic

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — A crash Tuesday morning just before 9 a.m. on Rt. 150/Chippenham Parkway south caused delays throughout the day.

The crash occurred at Route 150 south, the ramp from Route 1 south in Chesterfield County.

A 2003 Freightliner Tractor-trailer was traveling south on Route 1, taking the ramp to Route 150 south when it over-turned at the bottom of the ramp. The truck was loaded with repaired mats.

The driver of the 2003 Freightliner, Micheal L. Yarborough, 27, of North Carolina, was transported from the scene with minor injuries. He was charged with Reckless Driving.  He was wearing a seatbelt, police said.

Speed is considered a factor in the crash.  The crash remains under investigation.

The ramp to U.S. 1/U.S. 301 (Jefferson Davis Highway) north was closed for hours after the crash, but  re-opened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.




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