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Fog and ice conditions cause 69 vehicle pileup on highway in Virginia

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YORK COUNTY, VA (WTNH) — Virginia State Police are investigating the cause of a 69 vehicle pileup on I-64 in York County Sunday.

VSP reported Sunday on Twitter that they are investigating the cause of the chain-reaction crash that has impacted both the East and West bound lanes of I-64.

69 car pileup in Virginia caused by fog and icy conditions. – Photo: Virginia State Police

Initially, police reported the incident as a 63 vehicle pileup, but later upgraded the number to a final count of 69.

According to police, 51 people have been transported to the hospital for treatment. Out of those, 11 are serious injuries. No fatalities have been reported.

Police reported on Twitter Sunday evening that “fog & ice [were the] causative factors” in the pileup.

Police warned drivers that all I-64 westbound lanes in the area are closed, so avoid the area and seek alternate routes.

As of 4pm, all lanes and roads have been reopened.

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