YORK COUNTY, VA (WVNS) UPDATE 12/22/19 at 2:20 p.m.- Virginia State Police responded to a “63 vehicle chain-reaction accident” with 35 reported injuries Sunday morning.

According to emergency communications, they received a call at 7:49 a.m. for a crash on I-64 westbound near the Queens Creek Bridge.

Virginia State Police have along with local first responders are planning a press conference around 3 p.m. Sunday to give an update on the status and investigation regarding the accident.

Peter Glagola with Riverside Regional Medical Center tweeted that they were treating 35 patients from the wreck.

Glagola stated that:

  • One person has serious injuries
  • Five patients have moderate injuries
  • Nineteen patients have minor injuries

Virginia State Police tells us that the current number involved in the accident is at least 63, with a total of 35 individuals transported. 25 state units are currently assisting with the incident.

Police confirmed several people are injured and two of them have injuries that are considered life-threatening.

York County, VA (WVNS) – First-responders are on scene of an accident involving more than 45 cars.

Dispatchers received a call at 7:49 a.m. Sunday morning for a crash near MM 238 (Queens Creek Bridge) in the area of I-64 westbound.

The York-Poquoson Sheriffs Office said more than 45 vehicles are involved.

Virginia State Police confirmed some victims involved have minor to life-threatening injuries.

As os of 10:30 a.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation tweeted that all westbound lanes are closed for the incident as they reroute traffic onto Route 199.

Fog and ice was reported on the Queens Creek Bridge when the accident first happened.