Tractor trailer crash downs power lines, closes Route 13 in Accomack Co.

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Posted at 6:51 AM, Feb 12, 2021

ACCOMACK Co., Va - Virginia State Police responded to a tractor trailer crash early Friday morning.

VSP was notified about the commercial vehicle crash on Rt. 13 in the Mappsville area of Accomack County around 4:45 a.m.

A tractor trailer was traveling south and jack-knifed causing the vehicle to hit a utility pole just off the roadway causing, VSP said.

The crash caused utility lines to be down across both north and southbound Rt. 13.

The roadway is currently closed.

VSP said there were no injuries and the tractor trailer was the only vehicle involved.