Fuel spill from tractor-trailer snarls traffic on I-664

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A fuel spill from a disabled tractor-trailer on Interstate 664 snarled traffic Friday afternoon.

According to VDOT, the hazmat issue was at mile-marker .5 in Hampton, on the ramp that leads from I-664 north to I-64 west. The incident happened around 3 p.m. The incident happened around 3 p.m.

Police said the truck has a punctured fuel tank, which caused the spill.

The ramp was closed and traffic was rerouted to I-64 east for a couple hours, Virginia State Police said. One lane on the ramp reopened by 5:20 p.m. to allow traffic to pass onto I-64 west.

Drivers were advised to take alternate routes and avoid northbound I-664.

The crash was in the same direction and close to a fatal crash that happened on I-664 northbound near Powhatan Parkway.

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