Wreck Shuts Down Route 29 Southbound for Hours


A tractor-trailer toppled over on Route 29 southbound, directly below I-64 at exit 118, while coming around a ramp. The crash caused a big backup during the morning commute in Albemarle County.

Photo courtesy Albemarle County Police Department

April 30, 2014

A tractor-trailer crash caused a big backup during the Wednesday morning commute in Albemarle County

The truck toppled over on Route 29 southbound, directly below I-64 at exit 118, while coming around a ramp.

The truck spilled its content, which complicated the cleanup.

All southbound traffic was stopped for hours while crews removed the wreckage.

Nobody was hurt and there's no word if any charges will be filed.

Albemarle County Police tweeted the following:


Police cleared the accident and reopened the exit shortly after 2 p.m.


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