State Police Respond to 2,539 Calls For Accidents and Disabled Vehicles

car-crash-1From 12:01 a.m. Friday (Feb. 5, 2010) through noon Saturday (Feb. 6, 2010), Virginia State Police statewide have responded to 3,167 calls for service. Out of those calls for service, 1,323 have been for traffic crashes and an additional 1,216 for disabled vehicles. The seven Virginia State Police Emergency Communications Centers across the Commonwealth have also logged 2,742 calls from the public for information during the past 36 hours.

The majority of traffic crashes continue to be those involving damaged vehicles only. There also have been no additional reported weather-related traffic fatalities since Friday morning’s double fatal crash in Wythe County on Interstate 81. (full story here)

State Police did investigate a single-vehicle fatality on Interstate 64 at the 236 milepost in York County Saturday. The trooper was called to the scene at 4:18 a.m. The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation, but weather has been ruled out as a factor. The 41-year-old New Kent County man died at the scene.