State Police Report Hundreds of Winter Storm Crashes
The Virginia State Police are reporting hundreds of crashes that occurred yesterday (2/20/2019) as the winter storm swept across Virginia.
From midnight to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, troopers responded to a total of 477 traffic crashes and 318 disabled vehicles. Of those, 101 crashes and 61 disabled vehicles came from their Culpeper Division, which encompasses Warren, Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, and Page counties. The statistics came in yesterday afternoon, at which point troopers were in the process of responding to an additional 43 crashes. Even as conditions clear, the State Police are urging the public to clear all snow and ice from their vehicles before driving, and stay aware of the road conditions ahead by checking 511virginia.org before leaving home.
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