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Serious 3-car crash shuts down Rt. 6 (between Rt. 151 and US 29) : ROAD OPEN : Updated : 5:20 PM EDT

Chopper lands to airlift victims from car crash on Rt. 6. Photo by: Tommy Stafford. © 2009 NelsonCountyLife.com [1]

Chopper lands to airlift victims from car crash on Rt. 6. Photo by: Tommy Stafford. © 2009 NelsonCountyLife.com


Faber
Nelson County, Virginia

Updated: 8.2.09 5:20PM EDT
The roadway at the scene of the accident on Route 6E has been cleared and traffic is flowing normally again. Scroll for original posted information below.

NBC-29 has their coverage here [2], and CBS-19’s coverage here. [3]

Crews from Wintergreen & Rockfish Fire and Rescue prepare to load one of the patients into a VA State Police Helicopter Sunday afternoon at RVCC. [4]

Crews from Wintergreen & Rockfish Fire and Rescue prepare to load one of the patients into a VA State Police Helicopter Sunday afternoon at RVCC.

Another Route 6 accident victim is loaded into a Pegasus helicopter at the RVCC landing zone. [5]

Another Route 6 accident victim is loaded into a Pegasus helicopter at the RVCC landing zone.

A tired and very hot rescue member walks away from the landing zone as the VSP chopper prepares for takeoff in the background. [6]

A tired and very hot rescue member walks away from the landing zone as the VSP chopper prepares for takeoff in the background.

Previous post from earlier Sunday afternoon 8.2.09
Seriously injured victims are being airlifted following a 3-car crash on Rt. 6 between Rt. 151 and US 29. According to reports:


One of the helicopters taking off from the landing zone at Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton, VA