Multi-vehicle collision closes Libbie and Grove Avenues for several hours

RICHMOND, Va. – A five-vehicle crash closed the intersection of Libbie and Grove Avenues for several hours Thursday.

Police said the crash happened around 3:10 p.m. after the driver of a black truck sideswiped a vehicle, went across oncoming traffic at the intersection, and struck another car, before t-boning two additional cars in a gas station parking lot.

During the multi-vehicle collision, a signal box was damaged at the intersection which caused the traffic light to stop working.

The light could be out for up to two days as crews make repairs.

There were only minor injuries, and nobody was transported to the hospital.

The driver of the black truck said he lost control of the vehicle. Charges are pending in connection to the crash.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

Libbie Ave & Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23226