Ramp from Jeff Davis Hwy to Chippenham Pkwy reopens after tractor trailer accident

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The ramp from Jefferson Davis Highway to Chippenham Parkway south has reopened after a tractor trailer accident.

State Police tell 8News the truck was carrying crushed cars when it overturned around 6:45 a.m. Chesterfield Police say diesel and hydrolic fuel spilled from the truck and HAZMAT crews were called the scene.

It is still unclear what caused the single-vehicle accident.

Police say the driver of the tractor trailer is expected to be OK. He was charged with reckless driving.

Cleanup took a couple of hours, but the ramp was reopened shortly after 10:30 a.m.

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