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1 killed in crash involving 2 tractor-trailers; I-64 lanes closed in Short Pump

Posted: 12:58 PM, Apr 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 15:35:01-04
1 killed in crash involving 2 tractor-trailers; I-64 lanes closed in Short Pump

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- One driver was killed and another driver suffered minor injuries in a crash involving two tractor-trailers along I-64 east in Short Pump Wednesday afternoon, according to Sgt. Keeli L. Hill with Virginia State Police.

The crash happened near the exit from Interstate 295 to I-64 east near mile marker 178.

VDOT officials said the interstate's east and westbound left and center lanes were closed for hours because of the crash.

However, all lanes reopened on I-64 west around 4 p.m. The eastbound lanes reopened just after 6:20 p.m.

Officials warned drivers to expect delays. Traffic was backed up about two miles as of 4 p.m.

There is no word yet on what caused the crash.

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