10 Vehicles Involved In Petersburg Crashes

Tuesday morning at approximately, 6:34 a.m., the Virginia State Police responded to two separate crashes involving multiple vehicles northbound I-95, north of Washington Street (52 mile marker). 

The preliminary investigation reveals that the first initial crash involved four vehicles with the first vehicle striking another in the rear creating a chain reaction of vehicles striking each other.  As of right now, one person has been transported for treatment of minor injuries. 

The second crash involving 6 vehicles, resulted in a vehicle attempting to avoid the initial crash, sideswiping a vehicle, and again creating a chain reaction of vehicles striking each other.  As of right now, four people have been transported for treatment of injuries ranging from minor to serious.  Non is believed to be life-threatening.  

There is lane closure due to the cleanup process. 

Charges are pending and the crash remains under investigation.