Police: U-Haul driver uninjured after driving through retaining wall onto interstate

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Photo: Virginia State Police via Facebook

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – The driver of a U-Haul in Northern Virginia walked away from a crash without injury thanks to his seatbelt, according to Virginia State Police.

A post from VSP says the driver of the truck drove through a retaining wall and crashed onto Interstate 495 on Saturday around 12:15 p.m.

VSP says the male driver was leaving the U-Haul facility on a nearby road when he mixed up the gas and brake pedal, resulting in the crash.

The driver was charged with reckless driving for failing to maintain control of the vehicle.

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