Man charged with reckless driving after causing six vehicle crash on I-295

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HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police responded to a six-vehicle car crash Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened at the southbound I-295 at mile marker 44 around 5:23 p.m.

The VSP investigation determined that traffic was congested and slowing to a stop when a pick-up truck struck another vehicle in the rear forcing continuing damage to six vehicles.

Four drivers including the pickup truck driver were transported to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The male pickup driver was charged with reckless driving. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash is under investigation.

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