Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Dec. 16, 2015
CRASH CLOSES I-64 WESTBOUND IN AUGUSTA COUNTY
STAUNTON – (2:15 p.m.) A crash and cargo spill has closed both westbound lanes of Interstate 64 in Augusta County near mile marker 89. The location is between I-64 exit 91 (Route 285/Fishersville) and the junction of I-81 at exit 87 near Staunton. Incident response teams are currently on the scene to repair guardrail damage and clean up a small spill of hydraulic fluid.
The accident took place about 1:10 p.m., and there is no estimate on when the westbound lanes will reopen. Backups are currently two miles, and westbound I-64 motorists are advised to seek an alternate route.
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