UPDATE: US 220 back open after tractor-trailer crash causes delays for drivers in Franklin County

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UPDATE 6:00 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is reporting that U.S. 220 is back open after a tractor-trailer crash causes delays in Franklin County.

The crash happened at Henry Road Thursday evening. The crash caused delays for drivers but has now been cleared. It’s not clear what caused the incident.


UPDATE 5:34 p.m.: Drivers traveling on U.S. 220 near Henry Road in Franklin County will experience delays for approximately one mile.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reports that a tractor-trailer crash near that area has caused the backups. The northbound right lane and right shoulder remain closed as crews work to clear the crash.


UPDATE 5:22 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says that drivers are experiencing a mile-long backup from a tractor-trailer incident on U.S. 220 at Henry Road in Franklin County.

VDOT reports that all northbound lanes are still closed at this time. Crews continue to work to get the crash cleared up and the road back open.


UPDATE 4:29 p.m.: Drivers are experiencing a two-mile delay on U.S. 220 at Henry Road because of a tractor-trailer incident, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The crash has closed all northbound lanes. Crews are working to get the crash cleared up and the road back open.


UPDATE 3:54 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says drivers are experiencing a one-mile backup on U.S. 220 at Henry Road because of a tractor-trailer incident.

VDOT states that all northbound lanes are closed because of the crash.


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn drivers of a tractor-trailer incident that has closed down U.S. 220.

The sheriff’s office says the incident happened in the vicinity of Henry Road. Deputies tell WFXR News the tractor-trailer has been leaking fluids. Both lanes are closed down at this time and a detour has been set up.

Virginia State Police is on the scene with this incident.

This is a developing story.

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