Three hospitalized after crash in Roanoke County

Authorities responded to the scene around 7 p.m. on Saturday


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Three people were hospitalized after a crash in Roanoke County Saturday, according to police.

Authorities say just before 7 p.m., Roanoke County Police and Roanoke County Fire and Rescue responded to reports of a crash with injuries in the 6900 block of Franklin Road.

Police say all three hospitalized individuals are in stable condition and at this time their injuries are non-life threatening.

Authorities say no alcohol or drug use is suspected by drivers of the vehicles.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the driver of one of the vehicles turned off a side road onto Franklin Road heading the wrong way, resulting in a head-on crash.

Roanoke County Police says the crash is still under investigation and charges are pending.

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