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Updated: Truck Hauling Adhesives Overturns, Makes Sticky Situation for Drivers

By Potomac Local News October 16, 2013 11:42 am

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Update 

The driver of a tractor trailer that overturned on I-95 on Wednesday faces charges.

More from Virginia State Police:

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Dean A. Brames, 48, of Palm Bay, Fla., was transported to Potomac Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. He has been treated and released.

Brames has been charged with reckless driving.

Update 1 p.m. 

A crashed tractor trailer should be cleared from Interstate 95 south at Dale City by 3 p.m.

Police said the truck was still lying on the roadway just before 1 p.m. The clean up will be a “labor-intensive process” and should begin shortly as crews begin to upright the truck.

Traffic backups were reported to be seven miles in the area of the crash. 

What is this?

11:30 a.m. 

DALE CITY, Va. – A tractor trailer carrying caulking adhesives overturned this morning on Interstate 95 south at Dale City.

More in a police press release:

At 10:23 a.m. Wednesday, Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 at the 156 mile marker in Prince William County. A tractor-trailer has overturned onto the Jersey wall. The impact of the crash ruptured the trailer which is loaded with [caulking adhesives].

Clean up of the [caulking adhesives] will be lengthy and take several hours before the scene can be completely cleared. Motorists should be prepared for delays or find alternate routes to avoid the area. Prince William County Police are assisting with traffic control and diversion at the Dale City/I-95 on/off ramps.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

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  • http://www.renegadetransport.com/ Lorraine Jacobs

    Oh my, that must have caused so much traffic on that area. Accident are really very dangerous that is why I really do hope that every drivers should be careful with their driving most specially these big trailer trucks on the roads. Good thing that the driver just got minor injuries from the incident.