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December 16, 2010
Slick, snow covered roads are still creating dangerous driving conditions throughout Central Virginia.
Locally, Albemarle County public safety officials are reporting that most roads in the county are snow covered but passable. County police responded to several accidents Thursday, but none resulted in serious injuries.
In Charlottesville, City Public Works crews continue to plow primary and secondary/neighborhood roads. Particularly bad spots in town currently include Grady Avenue, East High Street, and Route 250.
The Virginia Department of Transportation lists almost all primary roads in Central Virginia as minor (icy patches) and secondary roads as moderate (snow/ice covers portions of roadway).
Overall, VSP troopers responded to more than 3,600 calls for service Thursday. Of those, 1,500+ have been for traffic crashes and more than 475 have been for disabled (stuck) vehicles. Additionally, two troopers suffered minor injuries when they were hit by out-of-control vehicles while investigating separate crashes.
Appalachian Power says more than 14,000 customers in southwestern Virginia are without electrical service as of Thursday afternoon.
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