In York County, Virginia, a multi-vehicle pile-up injured more than 50 victims and involved nearly 70 vehicles. The accident occurred on Sunday morning, around 7:51 am, on Interstate-64 due to fog and black ice on the roads. Two victims suffered from life-threatening injuries, more than ten victims sustained serious injuries, and the remaining individuals endured moderate or minor injuries. Victims of the multi-vehicle pile-up received treatment at the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center in Williamsburg, Virginia, and the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Officials state that it may take several days to conduct an initial investigation.
Inclement weather such as snow and ice may cause roads to become slippery and extremely dangerous for drivers and passengers. One minor accident could lead to several because of other drivers who may not see the initial crash or fail to use caution when maneuvering around an accident site. Multi-vehicle crashes may result in a devastating amount of catastrophic injuries and fatalities when they take place.
If you or your loved ones became injured in a serious motor vehicle accident, contact our knowledgeable Virginia Beach car accident lawyers at East Coast Trial Lawyers who will assist you in filing a claim and recover the compensation you require. Call us today at 757-352-2237 or contact us online for an initial consultation. We serve clients throughout Chesapeake, Eastern Shores, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Suffolk, Virginia, from our offices located in Virginia Beach.