Virginia State Police investigated 50 crashes since midnight


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Wet road conditions due to heavy rain in the area impacted traffic this morning.

Virginia State Police told 8News that they responded to a number of crashes around the Richmon division.

“Troopers have investigated fifty crashes since midnight and are still onscene with four,” Sgt. Davenport told 8News before noon. 

The following three crashes were weather-related. No one was injured.

  • At 6:28 am troopers responded to a rear-end crash involving two vehicles in the left lane with no injuries on I-64 west at the Shockoe Valley Bridge.
  • At 7:20 am troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash in the 3200 block of Southerland Road in Dinwiddie County.  No injuries were reported.
  • At 10:18 am troopers responded to a crash on Route 360 approximately 1 mile east of Route 605 involving a single vehicle hydroplaning into the median in King William County. No injuries were reported.

State police said motorists may need more time to brake in wet road conditions. 

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