Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
July 7, 2014
TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT CLOSES WESTBOUND I-64 IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY
STAUNTON – (4:45 a.m.) Both westbound lanes of Interstate 64 have been shut down in Alleghany County due to a tractor trailer accident. The crash took place shortly before 3 a.m. at exit 10 (Callaghan), and may have caused damage to a bridge railing at the exit.
The westbound lanes are expected to remain closed for several hours during the accident response and cleanup, to allow an inspection of the interstate bridge.
A detour has been set up for westbound traffic. Motorists will be directed off I-64 at exit 10, then follow Midland Trail west where they will rejoin the interstate at exit 7.
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