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UPDATE: Driver's condition improves in tractor trailer crash on I-64

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Driver is critically injured in tractor trailer crash on I-64 Driver is critically injured in tractor trailer crash on I-64

UPDATE: The condition of the driver involved in a tractor trailer crash improves. 

He is now listed in stable condition and is expected to be released from the hospital tonight or tomorrow. Police tell WVVA the driver was originally listed in critical condition because he was unconscious when emergency workers removed him from the wreckage.

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RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA) The driver of a tractor trailer is critically injured after he loses control and crashes down an embankment on Interstate 64.

The crash happened around 11 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 136. Police say the driver left a trail of skid marks for 750 feet before crashing through a guardrail and flipping the vehicle. The unidentified driver was hauling steel beams at the time.

Traffic is moving slowly though the crash scene, but one lane will remain closed for several hours. 

The wreck remains under investigation

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