Crash closes I-95 ramps in Petersburg, Wythe Street reopens hours later


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — VDOT closed the northbound and southbound entrance and exit ramps for Interstate 95 near Wythe Street and mile marker 52 due to a crash on Friday afternoon.

The Petersburg Police Department tweeted at 1:30 p.m. that they were on the scene of a crash on Wythe Street and S. Littlechurch Street. The crash caused electrical wires to come down and the area has been closed off since.

As of 5:15 p.m., the intersection was projected to remain closed for another four to five hours.

The roadway reopened and power came back on around 9:45 p.m.

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