YORK Co., Va. (KYMA, KSWT, KECY) -
Update 11:58 a.m. - Over 60 cars were involved in a pileup on a major interstate in Virginia Sunday morning.
The accident happened shortly before 8:00 a.m. in York County Virginia, shutting down traffic in both directions.
Eastbound lanes eventually reopened.
Over 35 people have been transported for a range of injuries, some critical. So far, no fatalities have been reported.
Police report fog and icy road conditions led to the multi-vehicle pile-up, though investigation over the exact cause is ongoing.
Original Article : Fog and ice led to a chain reaction on a highway in eastern Virginia, authorities say.
Over 35 cars piled up, crashing into each other on Sunday morning. Police say injuries range from minor to life-threatening.
The crash occurred at 7:51 a.m. about 50 miles east of Richmond.
Both sides of the interstate remain closed as emergency respondents clear the scene.
Photos from the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police depict the damage caused by icy road conditions.