I-64 Reopens After Tractor Trailers Collide

Interstate 64 is back open after a crash involving two tractor trailers in Bath County late Tuesday night.

The trucks collided near the Owingsville exit in the westbound lanes.

Police say one trucker felt something come loose in his truck, ran into the median, overcorrected and flipped.

A truck carrying mail then ran into the first truck.

The driver of the mail truck went to the hospital with minor injuries.

The westbound lanes of I-64 were closed for about four hours.

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  • by scottie Location: owingsville on Apr 30, 2008 at 08:47 PM
    as a trucker my self i know alot of drivers speed on 64 but have you noticed at high traffic times the amount of cars going over 80 dont give all truckers a bad name for what a coupel do also as a member of owingsville fire dept & bath co. rescue we would like to thank all who had to detour and did so without probs
  • by Wow Location: Richmond on Apr 30, 2008 at 03:38 PM
    @Frank Location: Winchester I guess that makes you the (edited) driving 60 on the interstate huh? Most big trucks cant do past 80 on a long straight stretch. SO maybe you need to speed up or stay off.
  • by Anonymous Location: Winchester on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:58 PM
    I suppose this will be one of the excuses the Winchester Post Office gives me when I call for the hundredth time to complain about not getting my mail. I never send my bills through them anymore, I take them to work with me in Lexington because then I know they will get sent out on time. Winchester's Post Office has been complained about by several people in the area: Magazines getting delivered a month after they come out on the stands, bills showing up the day they are due, packages being delivered empty-the gifts inside somehow disappeared. And the truckers do speed along this stretch of I 64. Winchester PD needs stop the speeding, and someone needs to investigate the Winchester Post Office, seeing as how Citizen's complaints seem to get blown off...
  • by Frank Location: Winchester on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:04 PM
    How many truck accidents along this stretch do we need to have in one week for law enforcement to start cracking down on the big rigs speeding? Ever since the speed limit went up, the biggest speeders have been the trucks. I spend lots of time on the road and they just blow by me on this stretch.


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