Two hospitalized, one in life-threatening condition, after Christiansburg crash

Road was closed for nearly three hours

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – Two people are in the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, after a crash on Roanoke Street on Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the crash shortly before 12:30 p.m. after one car, driving east, crossed over the center line, resulting in both cars overturning, according to Christiansburg police.

Scott Stanley Sisson, 50, of Shawsville, who was driving eastbound, had to be extricated from his Hyundai Sonata and was flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital with first responders believe are life-threatening injuries.

A passenger in the other car, Aubrey Mills, 69, of Blacksburg, was taken to Carilion New River Valley Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The driver of that car, as well as two other passengers, were not hurt in the crash.

No charges have been placed at this time and police said the exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The road was reopened at about 3:20 p.m. 


A main Christiansburg road is completely closed after a crash on Monday afternoon.

Christiansburg police, as well as fire and rescue, are responding to the on Roanoke Street near the top of Christiansburg Mountain in the area of Open Door Baptist Church.

This crash has all lanes of Roanoke Road closed and drivers are advised to use alternate routes.

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