Traffic on Rawley Pike near the West Virginia border is back up and running in both directions this morning after being blocked for more than five hours as police, fire and rescue teams cleared the wreckage of an overturned tractor-trailer, the Virginia State Police reports.

The eastbound 2011 Volvo tractor-trailer, which was loaded with frozen chickens, overturned around 4 a.m., said Sgt. Les Tyler, a spokesman for the state police. The road, which is U.S. 33, was reopened in both directions at 9:30 a.m., he said. The eastbound lane opened first.

The driver, who was treated for minor injuries at the scene, lost control of the truck in a curve, running off the right side of the road, Tyler said. The driver overcorrected, overturned and slid off to the left.

The driver, identified as Clayton Earl White of Hertford, N.C., was charged with reckless driving.

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