I-64 East Reopens After Wreck In New Kent County

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NEW KENT, VA—Interstate 64 has reopened after a single-vehicle crash closed lanes Thursday afternoon.

A single-vehicle crash temporarily closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 near the 220 mile marker in New Kent County.

Police said the wreck happened when a truck hauling a trailer lost the trailer after it became loose. The trailer overturned and a backhoe on the trailer fell into the roadway, police said.

The driver of the truck, Jesus Cerritos, 43, of Richmond, was charged with failure to properly secure a load.

No one was injured in the wreck.

The left lane was re-opened by noon. Both lanes were re-opened at 12:30 p.m.

 

Copyright 2012 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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