Detour on U.S. 29 in Amherst County following semi rollover

A vehicle accident that happened around 12:21 p.m. today on Route 863 in Pittsylvania County has closed all northbound and southbound lanes.

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A traffic alert for drivers in Amherst County following a tractor trailer accident Thursday morning.

That detour is in the Madison Heights area.

Amherst County dispatch telling WFXR the truck rolled over, trapping the driver inside around 1:00 a.m.

The driver is now recovering in the hospital with unknown injuries.
Right now southbound lanes are of U.S. 29 are being detoured onto VA-130 then on to Business 29 south, then back on U.S. 29.

It’s not clear at this hour when U.S. 29 south will reopen.

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