1 dead, 3 injured in multivehicle crash on I-95 in Spotsylvania Co.

One person is dead and three have serious injuries after a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County on Wednesday morning, Virginia State Police said.

According to authorities, a sedan was traveling south on I-95 around 5 a.m. when it ran off the left side of the highway in Thornburg. It then hit a guardrail, crossed all three travel lanes and struck a tractor-trailer that was parked on the right shoulder.

The sedan came to a stop in the right travel lane and was struck by two more southbound tractor-trailers.

Police said more information will be released later.

Southbound lanes on I-95 reopened around 10:40 a.m., but delays remain.

Below is a map of the area where it happened.


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Will Vitka

William Vitka is a Digital Editor and reporter for WTOP.com. He's been in the news industry for over a decade. Before joining WTOP, he worked for CBS News, Stuff Magazine, The New York Post and wrote a variety of books—about a dozen of them, with more to come.

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