PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Snow caused interstate closures and hundreds of accidents Friday afternoon and evening throughout Hampton Roads.
According to Hampton police, as of 7:50 p.m. Friday, officers responded to 37 accidents without injuries and six with minor injuries Friday afternoon and evening.
From 3 p.m. through 9 p.m. Friday, Suffolk police responded to more than 76 accidents.
As of 4:45 p.m., Virginia State Police report troopers were still handling 157 calls for service, with 130 of those being traffic crashes and another 19 for disabled vehicles.
The following is a breakdown of calls for service by Virginia State Police from 10 a.m. Friday (Jan. 25) through 9 p.m. Friday (Jan. 25):
Statewide Virginia State Police (only):
Total Calls for Service=2,219
Division V-Chesapeake (Hampton Roads/Tidewater/Eastern Shore/Williamsburg/Franklin/Emporia)
Total Calls for Service=565
An Icy Conditions Advisory was issued for SB I-664 at Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel South in Newport News at 6 p.m.
As of 6:30 p.m., Jolly Pond Road in James City County was closed due to ice on on the road.
If you must head out on the roads in these conditions, take extreme caution.
Tonya Bundick was denied bond as well as a change of venue after she was indicted on new charges related to the Eastern Shore arson case.
A Suffolk house fire displaced a family of seven Wednesday morning.
An Oscar Smith football player was named the 2013-2014 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year Wednesday.