Update: State Police responds to 437 crashes, 25 on I-64 in New Kent

By Amy Jo Martin, amartin@tidewaterreview.com

5:45 PM EST, March 3, 2014


NEW KENT – Since it started snowing around 5 a.m. this morning, Virginia State Police has responded to a total of 583 calls for service and 437 motor vehicle crashes, 25 of which took place in New Kent County on I-64.

VSP also responded to five in King William and two in King & Queen and confirmed one weather related traffic fatality in Amelia County earlier this morning. 

According to VSP Public Information Officer, Sgt. Thomas J. Molnar, the majority of crashes have resulted in property damage.

As of 5 p.m., troopers in the Richmond Division were on-scene or responding to an additional 11 motor vehicle crashes involving property damage and four disabled vehicles. 

Molnar offers the following tips for driving in inclement weather:

Martin can be reached by phone at 804-885-0040.