Slick roads push calls for assistance

Virginia State Police troopers and supervisor had a busy Wednesday with the snow, ice and heavy rains across the Commonwealth.

The following is a breakdown of calls for service by Virginia State Police from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday (Dec. 26, 2012) through 2 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 26, 2012). During this time period, VSP has received 1,920 calls for service and responded to 686 traffic crashes statewide. Fortunately, the majority of the crashes have involved only damage to vehicles and few injuries.

Virginia State Police are currently working a fatal crash in Campbell County right now…one confirmed fatality. As for the Christmas holiday, preliminary numbers report there have been a total of 6 traffic crashes during the Christmas holiday: City of Arlington, Augusta County, Botetourt County, Dinwiddie County, Fauquier County, & Halifax County.

Division I–Richmond (Metro Richmond/Northern Neck/Tri-Cities)
Traffic Crashes=30                           Disabled Vehicles=21
Total Calls for Service=167

Division II–Culpeper (Fredericksburg/Culpeper/Warrenton/Harrisonburg/Winchester)
Traffic Crashes=183                         Disabled Vehicles=33
Total Calls for Service=253

Division III-Appomattox (Charlottesville/Waynesboro/Staunton/Lynchburg/South Boston/South Hill)
Traffic Crashes=99                           Disabled Vehicles=11
Total Calls for Service=225

Division IV-Wytheville (Wytheville/Dublin/Galax/Bristol/Vansant/Wise)
Traffic Crashes=110                         Disabled Vehicles=20
Total Calls for Service=284

Division V-Chesapeake (Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Eastern Shore/Williamsburg/Franklin/Emporia)
Traffic Crashes=41                           Disabled Vehicles=28
Total Calls for Service=163

Division VI-Salem (Lexington/Clifton Forge/Roanoke/Blacksburg/Bedford/Martinsville/Danville)
Traffic Crashes=154                         Disabled Vehicles=13
Total Calls for Service=500

Division VII-Fairfax (Prince William/Loudoun/Arlington/Alexandria/Fairfax)
Traffic Crashes=69                           Disabled Vehicles=46
Total Calls for Service=328

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