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UPDATE : 8:38 PM ROAD OPEN – Wintergreen : Beech Grove : Tractor Trailer Accident / Fire Blocks Traffic

[ 0 ] July 20, 2020 |
Photo Courtesy Of Wintergreen Fire & Rescue : Firefighter – EMT Robbie Bryant brushes debris from the road after an 18 wheeler missed the curve coming down mountain on Route 664 just below the Blue Ridge Parkway. Monday – July 20, 2020


Near Wintergreen Resort Entrance
Beech Grove / Nelson County, VA

Updated 8:38 PM : Roadway is now open.

Updated 4:25 PM :Beach Grove Road (Route 664) is closed down due to the wreck.

Traffic continues to be a slow go this Monday afternoon as the wreckage from a tractor trailer is being cleared near the entrance to Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County. The truck missed a curve headed down the mountain from the Blue Ridge Parkway on Route 664. After flipping over near the entrance to the resort, the truck briefly caught on fire.

Photo courtesy of WFD : Crews with Wintergreen Fire & Rescue work to clear the accident scene on Route 664 near the entrance to Wintergreen Resort Monday afternoon – July 20, 2020.


Photo By WFD :The 18 wheeler came to rest on its side after missing the curve on Route 664 at the Wintergreen Resort entrance. The truck caught on fire but fire crews extinguished it quickly. Monday – July 20, 2020


Miraculously, the driver of the truck wasn’t injured badly.

“It was minor injuries. The call originally came in as an entrapment with fire. We think the driver was going from I-81 to US-29 using GPS directions. We see this happen often,” WFD Chief Curtis Sheets told us Monday afternoon.

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