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State police respond to nearly 800 traffic crashes and disabled vehicles

A VDOT traffic camera shows the backup from a crash at MM 220 of Interstate 81 at 12:22 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2019.
A VDOT traffic camera shows the backup from a crash at MM 220 of Interstate 81 at 12:22 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2019.(WHSV)
Published: Feb. 20, 2019 at 6:14 PM EST
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The winter storm on Wednesday has kept Virginia State Police personnel busy across the Commonwealth.

From midnight to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, VSP responded to 477 traffic crashes and 318 disabled vehicles.

Fortunately, the majority of those crashes have only involved damage to vehicles and few injuries.

Total crashes investigated by VSP from midnight to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday:

Richmond Division - 76 traffic crashes

Culpeper Division - 101 traffic crashes...and 61 disabled/stuck vehicles

Appomattox Division - 79 traffic crashes

Wytheville Division - 26 traffic crashes

Chesapeake Division - 25 traffic crashes

Salem Division - 56 traffic crashes

Fairfax Division - 114 traffic crashes...and 111 disabled/stuck vehicles

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