Virginia State Police said that thirty-five people were hurt in a chain-reaction, 63-vehicle crash on a foggy and icy stretch of highway early on Sunday. 

On Twitter, the Virginia state police department said that all westbound lanes of Interstate 64 in York County, Virginia, about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Richmond, remained closed Sunday afternoon as authorities worked at the scene of the pileup, which began shortly before 8 a.m. EST. Fog and icy conditions were present on the road at the time of the accident, police said in a tweet: “#VSP investigation continues into 63-vehicle chain reax crashes,”the police tweeted. “35 transported for treatment. No fatalities reported.”

The injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening, the police also tweeted. Video footage showed multiple cars that had collided with one another or the interstate barricade.

Police: 63-vehicle pileup in Virginia results in injuries


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