SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – All westbound lanes of US-58 in Suffolk were closed near Military Highway Tuesday afternoon during rush hour traffic, after a tractor-trailer crash.

VDOT tweeted about the crash at 3:20 p.m.

Images from the scene showed the tractor-trailer on its side, across three lanes of US-58 and partly in the wood line. City of Suffolk Fire & Rescue said the crash was between the Chesapeake city line and the weigh scales.

The crash scene was cleared just before 6 p.m.

There ended up being significant backups on roads throughout the area on Tuesday in the crash’s aftermath.

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