September 21, 2013
FANCY GAP, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal, multi-vehicle crash that closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 77 in Carroll County.
Authorities say the crash took place Saturday morning near the Virginia-North Carolina border. It was raining and foggy at the time of the crash.
Three tractor-trailers, two passenger vehicles and a motorcycle were involved in the crash that killed one person. Those injured in the crash were transported to three area hospitals.
Officials say there were a series of secondary crashes that occurred in the backup from the first crash, but no fatalities or multi-vehicle crashes.
Northbound lanes of I-77 reopened around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
powered by Disqus