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Tanker Truck Overturns, At Least 2 Injured in New Kent Crash

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NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -

Traffic was backed up for more than seven miles early Tuesday afternoon after a crash involving multiple vehicles on Interstate 64 in New Kent County. At least two people were injured.

Virginia State Police were called to the scene of the accident around 10:26 a.m. The wreck occurred on Interstate 64 east, near  mile marker 222.

Among the vehicles involved in the wreck is an overturned tanker truck; at least two people were injured.

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 remained closed to through traffic Tuesday afternoon, and backups extended for miles. 

Motorists should use alternate routes to avoid congestion, including Route 60.

Stay with 8News on air and online for updates throughout the afternoon.

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