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Truck Crash Closes Portion of Route 33 at Greene-Orange Line

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Cleared scene along Route 33. A tractor-trailer had gone off the road earlier in the day. Cleared scene along Route 33. A tractor-trailer had gone off the road earlier in the day.
GREENE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) -

An overturned logging truck snarled traffic in Greene County Friday morning.

Both lanes of Route 33 were closed for several hours Friday, October 13, as crews cleaned up an accident near the intersection with Toms Road.

According to Virginia State Police, a tractor-trailer was traveling along Spotswood Trail when it ran off the road and overturned around 4:16 a.m. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced at 10:50 a.m. that the scene was cleared, reopening the road to traffic.

10/13/2017 Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:

CULPEPER — Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) is closed near the Greene-Orange county line due to an overturned logging truck with spilled cargo. The closure is expected to last several hours for cleanup and removal of the truck.

The Virginia Department of Transportation will direct traffic around the closure. Northbound traffic will be detoured using Route 607 (Carpenters Mill Road/Matthew Mill Road) to reach Route 29 at Ruckersville. Southbound traffic will use Route 610 (Toms Road) to reach points south along Route 33.

Use VDOT’s 511 Virginia system for updates and real-time traffic information. Local updates are also posted to Twitter.com/VaDOTCulp.