State Troopers respond to hundreds of crashes in snow

Posted at 6:03 PM, Jan 25, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-25 22:45:34-05

As of 9:45 p.m., State Troopers were still handling 108 calls for service, with 56 of those being traffic crashes and another 34 for disabled vehicles.

Snow began falling in the metro area around 2 p.m., but the roads were quickly coated. With the total at an inch and a half, the wrecks piled up. 

The following is a breakdown of calls for service by Virginia State Police from 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 25) through 9 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25):

Statewide Virginia State Police (only):

Traffic crashes=651         Disabled Vehicles: 385
Total Calls for Service: 2,219

Division I–Richmond (Metro Richmond/Northern Neck/Tri-Cities)

Traffic Crashes=135     Disabled Vehicles=73  
Total Calls for Service=339

Division II–Culpeper (Fredericksburg/Culpeper/Warrenton/Harrisonburg/Winchester)

Traffic Crashes=31                  Disabled Vehicles=27              
Total Calls for Service=172

Division III-Appomattox (Charlottesville/Waynesboro/Staunton/Lynchburg/South Boston/South Hill)

Traffic Crashes=81                 Disabled Vehicles=24            
Total Calls for Service=199

Division IV-Wytheville (Wytheville/Dublin/Galax/Bristol/Vansant/Wise)

Traffic Crashes=93                 Disabled Vehicles=63            
Total Calls for Service=299

Division V-Chesapeake (Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Eastern Shore/Williamsburg/Franklin/Emporia)

Traffic Crashes=191                 Disabled Vehicles=91            
Total Calls for Service=565

Division VI-Salem (Lexington/Clifton Forge/Roanoke/Blacksburg/Bedford/Martinsville/Danville)

Traffic Crashes=111                Disabled Vehicles=41  
Total Calls for Service=343

Division VII-Fairfax (Prince William/Loudoun/Arlington/Alexandria/Fairfax)

Traffic Crashes=9                   Disabled Vehicles=66            
Total Calls for Service=242