A crash between two tractor-trailers in Virginia on Friday resulted in tens of 1000’s of kilos of meatballs rolling down the freeway, officers mentioned.
Virginia state police mentioned the crash occurred shortly after 12 a.m. as the 2 automobiles had been touring southbound on I-95 in Greensville County. Investigators mentioned the driving force of 1 tractor-trailer, Al Stenford, probably precipitated the accident when he veered off the highway and hit a guardrail, in keeping with WAVY.
Stanford then allegedly over-corrected the car when making an attempt to reenter the roadway and precipitated his rig to jackknife, subsequently inflicting the trailer to detach, officers mentioned.
A second tractor-trailer additionally touring south was unable to keep away from it.
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WAVY reported emergency response personnel safely rescued the second driver after the Greensville County Fireplace Division spent greater than two hours to free him from the car.
The Virginia State Police, Emporia Police Division, Greensville County Sheriff’s Workplace, Lifestar Ambulance Service, and Rawlings Brothers Storage additionally responded to the scene.
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The second driver, who was unidentified, was taken to a hospital in Petersburg, the place he was handled for minor accidents, in keeping with WAVY.
Stenford was charged with failing to obey a freeway marking.
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Based on the report, each the northbound and southbound lanes had been closed as officers cleared the realm till 4:30 a.m.