Roanoke, VA Accidents

Crash blocks section of Williamson Road

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police said a crash blocked the intersection of Williamson Road and Preston Avenue Wednesday night. At least one car was badly damaged, and another car may have been involved. Police asked people to avoid the area due to the debris and an engine in the middle of the road.
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Pilot hurt when plane overturns during Virginia landing

ABINGDON, Va. (WDBJ) - A pilot is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after an incident with his plane Monday, according to state police. At 9:31 a.m. Monday, Sept. 13, Virginia State Police were called to the Virginia Highlands Airport in Abingdon. That’s where the pilot of an Alon single-engine plane was landing when, he said, he experienced problems with steering the plane, which ran off the left side of the runway, hit an embankment and overturned.

Power outage over in Roanoke neighborhood after crash

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Appalachian Power has restored power to a handful of customers who lost power. The driver of an SUV hit a power pole late Thursday morning. Brandon Avenue was closed in both directions at Franklin, from the Ramada Inn to George’s flower shop, as police investigated. About...

Hardy Volunteer Fire Chief seriously injured after ATV incident on Saturday

HARDY, Va. (WFXR) — The Bedford County community is coming together to support a volunteer fire chief after he was seriously injured in an incident involving an ATV over the weekend. According to the Hardy Volunteer Fire Company, Chief John Foli was in an ATV accident on Saturday, Sept. 4.

72-year-old dies in Bedford County crash

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – A 72-year-old man is dead after a crash on Labor Day in Bedford County, according to Virginia State Police. Authorities said the single-vehicle crash happened around 4:53 p.m. on Route 122 at the intersection of Hurricane Reef Drive. A 2020 International MV6 was going south on...

One dead after box truck crash in Bedford

BEDFORD, Va. – A person has died after a crash in Bedford Monday afternoon, according to the Bedford Fire Department. At about 4:40 p.m., crews with the Bedford Fire Department were dispatched to the intersection of Big Island Highway and Hurricane Reef Drive for reports of an overturned vehicle and an injury.

72 year old killed during moving truck accident in Bedford County

BEDFORD CO, Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper M.P. Stafford is investigating a single vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred on yesterday, (Sept 6) at 4:53 p.m. on Route 122, at the intersection with Hurricane Reef Drive in Bedford County. A 2020 International MV6 was traveling...

Big Island man dies after box truck overturns in Bedford County

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WSET) — One person died after a box truck overturned in Bedford County Monday afternoon. The Bedford Fire Department said the crash was reported at Big Island Highway and Hurricane Reef Drive around 4:40 p.m. Troopers say the box truck was southbound on Rt. 122 when the...
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Police ID man who died after Bedford County crash

UPDATE: Police have identified a man who died after a Monday-afternoon crash in Big Island. Clark Todd Scully Jr., 72, of Big Island, was driving a 2020 International MV6 truck south on Virginia 122 when the vehicle ran off the side of the road, lost control and overturned, Virginia State Police said.
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One dead after Bedford County crash, fire department says

The driver of a box truck was fatally injured Monday afternoon in Big Island, according to the Bedford Fire Department. Units were dispatched at 4:40 p.m. to the intersection of Big Island Highway and Hurricane Reef Drive for an overturned vehicle, the department said on social media. Responding units found...

No one hurt in Roanoke house fire Sunday

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Fire-EMS extinguished a house fire Sunday in the 1100 block of Howbert Ave SW. No residents were displaced or injuries reported. The cause has not been determined.