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Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Paula.Jones@vdot.virginia.gov

LYN-09-011

Jan. 15, 2009



UDPATE: ACCIDENT ON ROUTE 29 NEAR ROUTE 610

AMHERST – As of 10:30 a.m., the north and southbound lanes of U.S. 29 near Route 610, New Glasgow Road, in Amherst County was closed due to an accident.

The closure is necessary to allow emergency access to the scene by Medflight.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is providing traffic control; however, no additional information is available at this time.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes, if possible, or be alert to stopped or slow traffic.

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