Truck hauling bricks overturns in Suffolk

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two separate crashes affected traffic in Suffolk Tuesday afternoon.

The first happened around 12:33 p.m. in the 7900 block of Gates Road. Diana Klink with the City of Suffolk said an 18-wheeler hauling a load of bricks overturned.

No one was hurt. At this time, one lane of the road is shut down.

Minutes later, a vehicle crashed into a Dominion Virginia Power pole at the intersection of Wilroy Road and Nansemond Parkway. The driver declined medical treatment.

A detour is currently in place at Progress Road to Wilroy Road.

Both crashes remain under investigation.

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