Pickup truck rear ends tractor trailer at Springfield Interchange.
Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash Thursday night on the Springfield Interchange. Three people died in the accident, which occurred around 7 p.m. Thursday on the I-495 Beltway flyover ramp that leads to I-95 South. "A tractor-trailer in the travel lane was stopped in traffic when it was rear-ended by a pickup truck. All three occupants of the pickup truck died at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash," Virginia State Police said in a release Thursday night. The cause of the crash is still being determined. As of 8:30 p.m., the flyover ramp remained closed and traffic is being diverted.
A Woodbridge man has been charged with reckless driving.
A tractor-trailer overturned on the westbound I-495 to I-95 HOV south flyover ramp Tuesday at 2:20 p.m. No injuries were reported in that crash. Police charged a Woodbridge man after they say his truck hit a cement wall and debris spilled all over Interstate 495. Hector Y. Lopez-Navarro, 41, of Woodbridge, is charged with reckless driving. There were two accidents involving Woodbridge residents on I-495 in the space of five minutes. Virginia State Police responded to a single-vehicle crash Tuesday at 2:25 p.m. on the westbound I-495 ramp, leading to the southbound I-95 HOV lanes, VSP spokeswoman Corinne Geller said. "As a tractor-trailer came through the flyover ramp, it ran off the left side of the road and struck the Jersey wall. The …