WASHINGTON — Nine people were injured after four separate crashes, involving 20 vehicles, occurred Sunday on Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
Virginia State Police said the initial crash, which involved two cars, happened at around 11:45 a.m. on the northbound portion of the interstate, at the 120.6 mile marker. Four separate crashes occurred as a result of the initial crash, police said.
The first crash following the initial one involved seven vehicles and the second two crashes involved 10 vehicles. The last crash involved three vehicles, amounting to a total of 20 vehicles.
The nine people injured in the crashes were taken to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, Lee Hill Medical Center and Mary Washington Hospital. The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, police said.
State police are still on investigating. Lanes on I-95 have since reopened near the site of the crash, which was previously shut down.