Snowstorm Crash Strands Hundreds On VA Interstate

Washington DC’s NBC News affiliate reports:

Drivers have been stuck on Interstate 95 in the Stafford County, Virginia, area for more than 15 hours after multiple trucks crashed amid a major snowstorm that left snow and ice packed onto the road. Many drivers are out of gas. Some don’t have food or water. Some say they have kids, pets and family members with medical needs in the car.

As of 7 a.m. Tuesday, traffic was at a standstill. The Virginia Department of Transportation confirmed both directions of I-95 are shut down between Ruther Glen, in Caroline County, and Exit 152 in Prince William County. That’s a 48-mile closure through the Fredericksburg area, which recorded 14.1 inches of snow Monday.

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