Massive crash in Virginia: on a slippery bridge faced 69 cars, injured 51 people

Car due to icy conditions and fog along the chain crashed into each other on the West side of the bridge in the U.S. state of Virginia. Drivers on the East side of the road were distracted by the accident and also gave an accident. No fatalities, says RBC.

Массовое ДТП в Вирджинии: на скользком мосту столкнулись 69 машин, пострадал 51 человек

Photo: screenshot facebook.com/YorkPoquosonSheriff

On the road in the U.S. state of Virginia there was a major accident involving a 69 car, reported on the website of the local police in Twitter.

As a result, injured 51 people, 11 seriously injured. Information about the victims.

Массовое ДТП в Вирджинии: на скользком мосту столкнулись 69 машин, пострадал 51 человек

Photo: twitter.com/VSPPIO

The incident occurred on the bridge, which is located in several tens kilometers from the city of Richmond. According to the published law enforcement personnel, the chain crashed into each other. The photo shows several rows of damaged vehicles with their surrounding emergency personnel.

Good to see that car crushed trunks and hoods, some cars are sandwiched in between others and even raised due to strong compression. Rescuers went straight from the car, helping passengers and drivers out of vehicles.

The police said that the first clashes began on the West side of the bridge due to icy conditions and fog. As a result, drivers on the East side of the road were distracted by the accident and gave similar accidents.

Массовое ДТП в Вирджинии: на скользком мосту столкнулись 69 машин, пострадал 51 человек

Photo: facebook.com/YorkPoquosonSheriff

18-year-old Bray Hollowell, who was among the accident on the bridge, said that because of the fog has not time to slow down before the “spinning on ice” machines. He noted that the victims tried to warn approaching drivers about what is happening, but this led to new clashes and injuries.

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