Update: Tractor Trailer Accident Spills Dog Food on 501

Route 501 in Halifax County was reopened by noon Tuesday.-----------------Halifax Co., VA - Route 501 in Halifax County is still closed as crews work to clean up dog food spilled from an overturned tractor trailer.

According to a tow truck driver on the scene, about 40,000 pounds of dog food spilled out from the tractor trailer.

Officials say the tractor trailer driver was taken to the hospital. No word on the extent of injuries.


Halifax Co., VA - State Police are on the scene of a tractor trailer accident on Route 501.According to, the crash is near Cedar Fork Road about five miles north of the town of Halifax.

At this time, both lanes of 501 are blocked.

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