Tractor-trailer with hazmat cargo overturns on I-264

overturned tractor-trailer I-264

UPDATE: VDOT says the scene has been cleared.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A tractor-trailer with hazardous materials (hazmat) cargo overturned Wednesday afternoon at the interchange of I-264 and I-64.

VDOT said the crash happened on I-264, near the ramp to I-64 West; the east and west exit ramps were closed. VDOT’s traffic cameras showed the tractor-tailer on its side on the exit ramp.

Officials with Norfolk Fire-Rescue say that part of the interchange is closed for cleanup. Detours were put in place on both sides of I-264 for motorists to get around the crash scene.

Drivers should avoid the area if possible.

This is a breaking news story. Stay tuned for updates.

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