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Over 60 cars pile up on icy Virginia highway

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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.

Ericka Conant

Ericka Conant has served as a Digital Content Producer since October 2019. Originally from El Centro, she calls the Desert Southwest her home.

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