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2 Injured in I-95 Tractor Trailer Accident

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - On Friday, police investigated the scene of a tractor trailer crash on Interstate-95 Southbound at the Chippenham Parkway exit.

According to Virginia State Police, the accident involved two vehicles, a 2007 tractor trailer and a 2001 VW Passat. Police say the Passat, operated by Soc Thi Diep, 52, of Richmond, moved into the tractor trailer's lane and struck it, forcing it into the wall. Then both vehicles crossed all four lanes and the tractor trailer went down a 30 foot embankment.

Both drivers were transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Diep, the VW Passat driver has been charged with unsafe lane change.

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