Tractor-trailer driver gets summons for reckless driving after crash on I-85

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The driver of a tractor-trailer was issued a reckless driving summons after a crash on I-85 Wednesday, July 14. (Photo: Virginia State Police)

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — The driver of a Freightliner tractor-trailer was issued a summons for reckless driving after a crash involving two vehicles on I-85 in Petersburg Wednesday night.

According to Virginia State Police, the driver of the tractor-trailer was heading north on I-85 when it struck a Toyota Rav4 that was slowing down for traffic. The trailer driver then struck a Toyota Camry that was stopped for traffic.

The tractor-trailer driver then ran off the road and struck the guardrail.

The driver of the Camry was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. State Police said the Camry had three juvenile passengers. They were not injured during the crash.

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