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Blue Ridge Parkway : Minor Injuries After Vehicle Goes Off Parkway Near MP 22

[ 0 ] June 4, 2017 |

Photos courtesy of Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : Fire and rescue is staged near the area where a car went over the edge of the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 22 on Sunday – June 4, 2017.

Blue Ridge Parkway
Near Milepost 22
South of Twenty Minute Cliff

By Tommy Stafford

Some scary moments for 4 passengers in a veered off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Southern Nelson County just south of Twenty Minute Cliff around milepost 22.

Members of Wintergreen F & R along with a VSP Trooper observe where the vehicle left the BRP near milepost 22. Sunday – June 4, 2017.

“Crews from Montebello Fire and Wintergreen Fire/Rescue responded to MP 21 for a vehicle over an embankment with 4 patients. Units assigned were Montebello 71, Wintergreen Squad 1, Engine 1, Medic 151, and Medic 29. Initially Wintergreen Tech Rescue Team was requested for possible rope assistance, however ropes were not needed. There were no life-threatening injuries,” Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis told BRL Sunday afternoon.

Map via http://www.virtualblueridge.com/ : Milepost 22 is just south of Twenty Minute Cliff on the BRP in Southern Nelson County.

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