Fatal Wreck On Route 29 Near Nelson-Albemarle County Line

Map courtesy of google.com : As of 4:30 PM 1.14.11 both north and southbound lanes of Route 29 North near the Nelson-Albemarle Line are shutdown due to a serious auto accident.

Near Covesville
Near Albemarle/Nelson County Line

Updated 5:13 PM EST 1.14.11
NBC-29 preliminary coverage here

Updated 4:55 PM EST 1.14.11
Very preliminary CBS-19 coverage here, confirms earlier information.

Updated 4:48 PM EST 1.14.11
Via CBS 19 Tweet: “Rt 29 Crash: 1 person killed, 3 people sent to hospital. Northbound lanes are closed, southbound lanes are open. ”

Updated 4:46 PM EST 1.14.11
CBS 19 in CHO tweets: “One northbound lane just reopened, one northbound lane remains closed (on Rt 29 in Albemarle Co. near the Nelson Co. line)”

Updated 4:44 PM EST 1.14.11
Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks confirms to NCL that a serious accident causing the closure of Route 29 North near the Nelson/Albemarle County Line is underway. A medical helicopter has arrived on the scene as well. Though not yet confirmed, the injuries are thought to be very serious. It is believed there is at least one fatality in the wreck with others sent to the hospital.

Breaking original post @ 4:31 PM
A major auto accident with serious injury is being worked now.
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