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I-64 Tractor Trailer Accident with Injuries, Snarles Traffic in Charlottesville Area


Posted on Apr 12, 2011

A tractor trailer accident with injuries on I-64 has slowed and stopped traffic in the Charlottesville area.  The Virginia State Police Report the collision occured before 8:00 am and traffic was back up for miles into the early afternoon. 

NBC-29 is reporting that the tractor trailer collided with a pick up truck and jacknifed, spiling 120 gallons of gas onto the interstate.  The station is reporting no major injuries from the scene with one person being transported to the University of Virginia Medical Center. 

There were no reports yet on how the collision was caused or which vechilce was responsible for the collision.

Fortunately, it does not appear that there are major injuries to any of the people involved.  Unfortunately, that is not usually the case when tractor trailers are involved in collisions of this type.