Tractor-trailer driver charged with reckless driving in I-64 crash

Courtesy: ‎Dawn Parrish Church‎

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) — The driver of a tractor-trailer was charged after over-correcting and crashing Thursday morning on Interstate 64.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya says 29-year-old Cortney Lynn Slater was driving west on I-64 when he ran off the road and over-corrected — causing the tractor-trailer to jack-knife and flip over.

VDOT said all westbound lanes were blocked near Humelsine Parkway due to the crash.

Motorists were being diverted at mile marker 242 and Route 199. The westbound lanes were reopened around 11:30 a.m.

Slater suffered minor injuries and has been charged with reckless driving.

Virginia State Police is investigating the crash.

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