(Danville, VA) – Drivers may be in for a slower than normal commute Tuesday morning. All south bound lanes of US 29 near the VA-58 exits will be blocked for a good portion of the morning due to an overturned tractor trailer. Detours are in place and crews are working to get the road way cleared.
Just after midnight a tractor trailer carrying milk rolled over near the exit at the interchange spilling its contents. The driver did sustain some injuries none of which appeared to be life threatening. He was able to exit the rig and await first responders arrival.
The truck was righted just after 4AM and crews expect to be on scene till mid-morning cleaning up the mess. The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation. The Virginia State Police is investigating and working the crash along with the Danville Police Department, Danville Fire Department and the Danville Life Saving Crew.