Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
July 7, 2014
WESTBOUND I-64 REOPENING IN ALLEGHANY COUNTY
STAUNTON – (12:55 p.m.) Westbound Interstate 64 in Alleghany County is being reopened following a tractor trailer accident and fire that occurred early this morning at exit 10 (Callaghan). The right lane opened to traffic about 12:50 p.m., and the left lane is expected to open shortly after 1 p.m.
The truck involved in the crash struck a bridge railing and spilled diesel fuel. The leak has been cleaned up, and inspectors from the Virginia Department of Transportation have determined that the westbound bridge is safe for travel.
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