Dump truck hit by tractor-trailer on I-464 catches on fire; 2 people injured

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A crash involving a dump truck and several other vehicles blocked north and southbound lanes of Interstate 464 in Chesapeake near the convergence with I-64 for several hours Tuesday.

Virginia State Police said two people were injured in the crash, which was called in at 9:42 a.m.

The investigation revealed a dump truck that had broken down was struck by a tractor-trailer. The impact of the crash caused the dump truck to catch on fire and the cab of the tractor-trailer to be ripped off, partially ejecting that driver.

A FedEx truck that swerved to avoid the accident overturned.

The two people taken to the hospital have injuries considered not life-threatening, according to a State Police spokesperson.

VDOT said the scene was cleared just after 1:30 p.m.

Video from WAVY viewer stuck in traffic on I-464. March 9, 2021

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