The winter weather experienced in Virginia in Friday caused a significant spike in calls for assistance. While numbers from local law enforcement are pending, the Virginia State police responded to over 2,000 calls for service on Friday due to the weather. The Chesapeake region saw the largest number of calls. Luckily, there are no reported fatalities at this time.
The following statistics, reported by the Virginia State Police represent the calls for assistance on Friday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. through 9 p.m.
Traffic Crashes: 651
Disable Vehicles: 385
Total Calls for Service: 2,219
Northern Virginia Division (Loudoun, Prince William, Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria):
Traffic Crashes: 9
Disabled Vehicles: 66
Total Calls for Service: 242
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