I95 Accident: 75 Year Old Dump Truck Driver Runs Off Road

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va – Shortly before 10:30 a.m. this morning, state police responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 95 southbound north of Temple Avenue in Colonial Heights.

The crash occurred when the driver of a 2005 Mack dump truck ran off the right side of the roadway and struck the embankment.

The 75 year-old male driver, who was wearing his safety belt, suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

The dump truck is fully loaded with dirt.

Currently the right lane of Interstate 95 southbound is closed. For further traffic information go to http://www.511virginia.org.

The crash remains under investigation.

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