Update 8:36 p.m.: Accident on Route 7 near Keystone Church. Vehicle slid off westbound lanes and down an embankment. Emergency crews responding
Update 7:48 p.m. : Route 340 is backed up at the intersection with Route 50. Some motorists are reporting back ups extending back to Berryville due to accidents and deteriorating road conditions. Traffic is also snarled heading into Winchester on Route 7 due to two separate tractor-trailer accidents.
Update 7:00 p.m.: Police and rescue personnel are working multiple accidents throughout the area caused by hazardous road conditions. Snow squalls moving through the area and below freezing temperatures are causing a light dusting of snow to stick to road surfaces creating extremely slippery conditions. VDOT trucks are working to treat the roadways but conditions remain hazardous. If you must travel please use extreme caution and allow extra distance between vehicles.