U.S. 29 Southbound
Nelson County, Virginia
Updated : 11:45 AM : Roadway is all clear open to normal traffic
Updated : 11:05 AM : Crews at the scene say the roadway should be completely cleared within an hour. They were getting ready to load the cab of the truck up at this time.
For the third time in less than 24 hours, large trucks have blocked traffic along highways in Nelson County. The most recent accident involved the flipped semi seen above. It was near Ponton Lane and U.S. 29 just north of Lovingston. As of 10:35 AM the highway was closed temporarily while wrecker crews upright the overturned tractor and trailer.
On Monday two other accidents stopped traffic. The first was another smaller box truck that went over an embankment stopping traffic on River Road (Route 6E) in Nelson County.
And yet another semi hauling liquid of some type blocked Route 151 in Nelson County near Brents Gap blocked the road for about an hour.
Traffic was expected to be back to normal around noon for the most recent accident on US 29 South. Around 11 AM crews were geting ready to load up the cab.