Tractor-trailer overturns on VA-135 near Bridge Road in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – An overturned tractor-trailer caused traffic troubles in Suffolk Tuesday evening.

According to VDOT, the accident happened around 4:20 p.m. on southbound College Drive, in the vicinity of Bridge Rd (US-17N). This is just north of Route 164. The crash was at the Route 164 off-ramp.

There were no injuries.

VDOT cameras showed a large emergency vehicle response. As of 6 p.m., all southbound lanes remained closed to traffic. Officials estimated the road would be closed about another hour as the truck and container were removed.

There was a detour in place at Magnolia Drive/University Boulevard to divert drivers around the crash scene. Heavy wreckers were on scene to assist.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation.

(WAVY photo/Nathan Crawford)

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