Tractor trailer overturns in Campbell Co., shutting down U.S. 29

Courtesy Danville Fire Department
Courtesy Danville Fire Department(Danville Fire Department)
Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 11:17 AM EDT
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CAMPBELL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: 29N is back open and clear. The truck was moved upright and is being cleared from the roadway.

Lanes for 29S should reopen soon, according to VDOT.

EARLIER STORY: Drivers in Campbell County can expect delays on U.S. 29 due to a tractor trailer crash. Both north and southbound lanes are closed near Castle Craig Drive.

The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office said the tractor trailer was carrying resin and overturned. A small fuel leak was discovered and is being addressed. The office said there was no danger to the public.

The driver of the tractor trailer was treated and released by EMS.

Detours have been established as follows:

  • Southbound: Route 29 to Route 24; to Leesville Road; to Goodman’s Crossing: to Lynch Mill; back to Route 29
  • Northbound: Route 29 to Gladys Road; to Long Island Road; to 501 N; to Brown’s Mill; to Wisecarver Road, to Calohan Road; and back to Route 29

Campbell County Public Safety teams, Evington Fire Department, Rustburg Fire Department, Altavista Fire Department, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office, VDEM, Virginia State Police and private companies are assisting on-scene and clean-up efforts will continue throughout the day, according to the sheriff’s office.

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