Mechanical issue causes trauck to overturn on I-295 south in Prince George

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PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police are on scene with an overturned tractor trailer on Interstate 295 south.

The truck is blocking all lanes of I-295 southbound at mile marker eight, just south of the Middle Road Overpass in Prince George County. Police say there was a mechanical failure with the trailer which caused the accident.

The truck is loaded with vegetables, according to police. The driver was transported to Southside Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There are no charges in the crash and the road should be open within the hour.

Stay with 8News for more on this developing story.



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