Tractor Trailer Accident Causes Delays on Route 29

Update: 10:00 a.m.:

Route 29 has been re-opened after Tuesday morning's accident.


Pittsylvania Co., VA - All southbound lanes of Route 29 are closed in Pittsylvania County due to a tractor trailer accident.

State Police say at about 3 a.m. the tractor trailer heading north crossed over the median and into oncoming traffic. They say the tractor trailer missed other vehicles before going down an embankment and overturning.

The driver of the tractor trailer was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

According to VDOT, the south left shoulder, left lane, right lane and right shoulder are still closed.

Drivers should look for detours in the area.

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