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.
It took fire crews about 10 minutes to get an electrical fire under control in Suffolk Sunday night.
A fire sparked in the laundry room of an apartment in Chesapeake late Sunday night.
Suffolk police are looking for a man and a woman they say robbed a Kangaroo Express gas station on Wilroy Road Sunday afternoon.
Wounded warriors joined children with developmental disabilities in the pool at Virginia Wesleyan College Sunday.
Local survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor gathered at Little Creek for a ceremony on the 72nd anniversary.
Virginia Beach fire officials say a parade float burst into flames at the Oceanfront Saturday night.
Virginia State Police say a Chesapeake teenager died in a crash in Franklin County Saturday morning.