Multi-car wreck involving VSP trooper and tractor-trailer snarls traffic on I-95

This photo, courtesy of VDOT, shows traffic building on I-95.

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A multi-car accident involving a tractor-trailer and a Virginia State Police trooper is creating major backups on I-95 North in the City of Richmond, just south of downtown.

The three-car wreck occurred at roughly 3:45 p.m. at mile marker 72. According to a VSP official, the tractor-trailer struck a Toyota truck and then an unmarked state police vehicle as traffic was slowing on the interstate.

It is unclear at this time if anyone is injured.

The north left shoulder, left and center lanes are closed. The south left shoulder and left lane are also closed. The backup is currently two miles, although motorists should expect residual delays.

8News has a crew headed to the scene.

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