VSP responds to 369 traffic crashes, 282 stuck vehicles during winter storm

At this time, there have been no reported traffic fatalities

Virginia State Police are currently on the scene of a crash along I-81N in Roanoke County. (Virginia State Police)

As snow continues to fall across much of the Commonwealth, Virginia State Police is busy responding to hundreds of crashes and disabled vehicles.

Since 12:01 a.m. Sunday, VSP has already responded to 369 traffic crashes and 282 stuck vehicles. Authorities say during this reported time period, there were no traffic fatalities and most accidents resulted in damaged vehicles.

Here’s a look at how many traffic crashes and stuck vehicles VSP has responded to as of 4:30 p.m. in each division:

  • Richmond Division: 28 Disabled Vehicles & 118 Traffic Crashes
  • Culpeper Division: 37 Disabled Vehicles & 29 Traffic Crashes 
  • Appomattox Division: 41 Disabled Vehicles & 43 Traffic Crashes
  • Wytheville Division: 55 Disabled Vehicles & 59 Traffic Crashes
  • Chesapeake Division: 25 Disabled Vehicles & 26 Traffic Crashes
  • Salem Division: 60 Disabled Vehicles & 53 Traffic Crashes
  • Fairfax Division: 36 Disabled Vehicles & 41 Traffic Crashes

Authorities urge drivers to avoid travel Sunday and overnight into Monday, especially along I-81, so that VDOT crews can treat the roads.

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Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.