Lanes open after tractor-trailer crash on I-295 South blocks all lanes in Hanover

Hanover County

Photo of crash from across the highway. (Photo: Howie Williams/WRIC)

UPDATE: All lanes have been opened and the scene is now clear, according to VDOT.

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A crash involving a tractor-trailer shut down all southbound lanes of I-295 between Meadowbridge Road and Mechanicsville Turnpike this morning.

The tractor-trailer was on its side, blocking all lanes and causing traffic delays.

The latest update from VDOT is that the right lane had been reopened for traffic as of 7:10 a.m.

8News is working to learn more about the extent of the accident.

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