Lanes reopen after tractor-trailer crash on I-85 in Petersburg


PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 85 in Petersburg at mile marker 67 shut down all southbound lanes, lanes have since reopened.

VDOT said shortly after 9:30 p.m. all ramps to I-85 south have reopened.

Traffic is still backed up 1.5 miles. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes and expect delays

According to Virginia State Police, the tractor-trailer was traveling south when it ran off the road, through the guardrail and into the woods. The driver was not injured.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.

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