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LYN-10-093

July 13, 2010



INCIDENT BLOCKS US 60 IN AMHERST COUNTY
Log truck overturns

LYNCHBURG—An incident involving a tractor-trailer loaded with logs has closed both lanes of US 60 in Amherst County to traffic.

The truck overturned near Route 716, Moss Rock Road, shortly before 12 Noon and the road remains blocked as of 1:15 p.m. 

The Virginia State Police (VSP) is on scene and awaiting a heavy duty wrecker to right the vehicle.  The road may remain closed for several hours for investigation and clean up operations.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are re-routing traffic and motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes. 

For up-to-date information on this and other real-time traffic situations, call 511 or visit www.511Virginia.org.

 



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