EB lanes of I-64 open again after crash trapped driver in truck

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Posted at 7:22 AM, Apr 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 12:04:51-04

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is currently investigating a single truck crash that left its driver trapped in the vehicle.

According to authorities, the driver, 35-year-old Jamagne Ross Fife of Richmond, Virginia, is suffering serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Fire and rescue removed the driver from a 2015 Hino/Conventional flatbed truck and flew Fife to a local hospital via medflight.

Preliminary investigations revealed that Fife ran off the roadway to avoid a deer, over corrected, and overturned in the ditch.

The crash was blocking all eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 at the 229 mm in James City County, but they are now open.

VDOT was on scene assisting and had a detour set up at the 227mm.