Trailer overturns on truck on interstate

POSTED: 5:08 PM Apr 15 2013
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WYTHE COUNTY, Va. -

Two people are recovering after a crash on Interstate 81 in Wythe County, Virginia.

Virginia State Police say a tractor-trailer carrying 50,000 pounds strawberries was traveling north on I-81 when it crossed through the median into the southbound lanes. The tractor trailer overturned and landed on top of a pickup truck.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Jamie Richardson, was not wearing a seatbelt. Richardson suffered minor injuries. He has been charged with reckless driving and for not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the pickup truck also suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.