Motorcyclist critically injured after wreck on I-95 in Petersburg

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A motorcyclist was critically injured following an accident on I-95 in the City of Petersburg Monday night.

The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-95 near exit 50.

When Virginia State Police arrived on scene, they found the motorcyclist in the southbound lanes while the bike was lying in the northbound lanes. The motorcyclist was flown to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

All southbound lanes, as well as the northbound left and center lanes were closed for roughly an hour but have since reopened.

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