Rt. 522 shutdown in both directions Sunday night

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Route 522 was shutdown in both directions last night Sun. May 2 as utility crews and authorities cleared an accident near the Winchester City limits.

The accident occurred at approximately 9 p.m. near Fairmont Ave.

Multiple power lines and poles were knocked down causing power outages for approximately 8 hours.

The accident remains under investigation.

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VSP issues an AMBER Alert

Virginia State Police (VSP) has issued an Amber Alert from the Giles County Sheriff’s Office.

Yesterday May 2 an Amber Alert was issued for 2 year old Noah Gabriel Trout a white male with blond hair and blue eyes was last seen at Big Stony Creek Road in Giles County.

The boy is 2 feet 9 inches tall weighing 33 pounds last seen wearing a grey shirt and orange jacket.

The young man may be in extreme danger.

The abductor was seen in a blue jacket, blue jeans, black tennis shoes and black beanie.

The pair was seen in a dark colored SUV or Van.

Anyone with information is asked to call Giles County Sheriff’s Office at 540-921-3842.

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