CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — One person was injured after a tanker truck overturned in a single-vehicle crash on Route 288, according to Virginia State Police.
The crash was first reported at 5:18 p.m. and was located on Route 288 North near the Courthouse Road exit.
The truck was reportedly carrying 7,000 gallons of gasoline, according to Chesterfield Fire & EMS. Firefighters and Hazmat crews were on the scene well into the early hours of the following morning.
The injured person was transported to a nearby hospital.
All northbound lanes were closed and traffic was diverted to Courthouse Road, according to VDOT. The wreckage was cleared and lanes were reopened at 7:18 a.m. on Monday morning.