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State police respond to more than 250 crashes across Virginia

25 crashes reported in district that covers Roanoke, Blacksburg, more

Shortly after 1 p.m. of Interstate 77 in Carroll County where strong winds and snow continue to make travel conditions hazardous. (Credit: State Police)
Shortly after 1 p.m. of Interstate 77 in Carroll County where strong winds and snow continue to make travel conditions hazardous. (Credit: State Police) (Virginia State Police)

RICHMOND, Va. – Virginia State Police troopers continue to respond to traffic crashes statewide.

So far, state police have responded to 268 traffic crashes statewide and 126 disabled vehicles. The majority of the crashes involve only damage to vehicles. 

There was a traffic fatality Wednesday morning in Gloucester County, but there was no snow at the time it occurred. The cause, therefore, is not weather-related.

As of 1:30 p.m., there were 41 reported traffic crashes that troopers are responding to across Virginia.

Division I – Richmond (Metro Richmond/Northern Neck/Tri-Cities)
Traffic crashes: 3

Division II – Culpeper (Fredericksburg/Culpeper/Warrenton/Harrisonburg/Winchester)
Traffic crashes: 1

Division III-Appomattox (Charlottesville/Waynesboro/Staunton/Lynchburg/South Boston/South Hill)
Traffic crashes: 8

Division IV-Wytheville (Wytheville/Dublin/Galax/Bristol/Vansant/Wise)
Traffic crashes: 3

Division V-Chesapeake (Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Eastern Shore/Williamsburg/Franklin/Emporia)
Traffic crashes: 4

Division VI-Salem (Lexington/Clifton Forge/Roanoke/Blacksburg/Bedford/Martinsville/Danville)
Traffic crashes: 25

Division VII-Fairfax (Prince William/Loudoun/Arlington/Alexandria/Fairfax)
Traffic crashes: 0

State police ask that you do not call 911 or #77 to ask about road conditions, as these are emergency numbers and need to remain open to emergency calls.


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