Tractor-trailer accident causes delays on Route 220

Both northbound lanes close after tractor-trailer overturns

Photo Courtesy Jacob Abelesth
Photo Courtesy Jacob Abelesth

ROCKY MOUNT – A tractor-trailer crash caused traffic backups on Route 220 in Franklin County.

The crash happened in the vicinity of Bonbrook Mill Road before 9 a.m. Saturday, according to VDOT.

Both northbound lanes were closed after a tractor-trailer overturned, blocking the roadways.

According to witnesses, the tractor-trailer and two other vehicles were involved in the crash. Two vehicles were nearly crushed from the damage. It's unclear what caused the crash at this time.

There is no available information on the conditions of those involved in the crash.


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