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Route 220 Reopens After Tractor Trailer Accident in Botetourt County

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Route 220 in Botetourt County reopens after a tractor trailer accident shut the road down Friday.

Police say it happened around noon near Cloverdale Road.

The semi was traveling south when it flipped over. The driver said he was trying to avoid hitting the cars in front of him after his brakes failed, and he couldn't stop.

The driver was taken to the hospital, and has been charged with reckless driving.