VSP responds to 366 crashes, 195 disabled vehicles due to icy road conditions

There have been no fatal crashes reported

Interstate 95 Henrico County - Feb. 13, 2021 (Virginia State Police)

Virginia State Police have responded to hundreds of crashes on Saturday during the ice storm that affected much of Central, Southeastern and Northern Virginia.

From midnight to 9 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a total of 195 disabled vehicles and 366 traffic crashes across the Commonwealth.

Here’s a breakdown of how many crashes and disabled/stuck vehicles police responded to as of 9 p.m. in each division:

  • Richmond Division: 41 disabled vehicles and 77 traffic crashes
  • Culpeper Division: 10 disabled vehicles and 47 traffic crashes
  • Appomattox Division: 14 disabled vehicles and 45 traffic crashes
  • Wytheville Division: 15 disabled vehicles and 13 traffic crashes
  • Chesapeake Division: 51 disabled vehicles and 60 traffic crashes
  • Salem Division: 22 disabled vehicles and 93 traffic crashes
  • Fairfax Division: 42 disabled vehicles and 93 traffic crashes

Police advise Virginians to avoid traveling through Sunday as road conditions remain dangerous.

There have been no fatal crashes reported.

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