State Police busy responding to crashes, stuck vehicles across the state

Published 12:52 pm Saturday, January 7, 2017

The Central Virginia, Hampton Roads and Southside Virginia regions continue to be the busiest for Virginia State Police (VSP) troopers’ calls for service Saturday. Fortunately, the majority of crashes have involved only damage to vehicles and there have been no reported traffic fatalities in Virginia.
Road conditions remain treacherous, and Virginians are still advised to stay off the roads.
From midnight Saturday through noon Saturday, VSP have responded to 325 traffic crashes and 322 disabled vehicles statewide. During the same 12-hour period, Virginia State Police have received a total of 1,124 calls for service.
As of 11:45 a.m., troopers are still on scene of 37 traffic crashes and 35 disabled vehicles statewide.

Snow continues to fall in the Heart of Virginia, with the bulk of snowfall expected to come before 1 p.m. A total daytime snow accumulation of 1-2 inches is possible.

Tonight, skies should mostly be clear, with a low around 7 degrees.