Head-on collision in Roanoke Co. results in injuries

Published: Dec. 28, 2018 at 10:54 AM EST
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3:13 p.m.


A statement from Roanoke County Police provides more details on Friday morning's crash on Jae Valley Road.

A 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer driven by Michael Harrison was traveling southbound on Jae Valley Road when it hydroplaned and struck a 2005 Honda Pilot traveling northbound, whichwas driven by Steven Prater, the release stated.

Harrison and his passenger Brenda Harrison were both injured in the crash and transported to the hospital, as was Prater. None of the injuries are life threatening, the release said, and Harrison was not wearing a seatbelt.

The crash remains under investigation, and charges are pending, the release said.

Some customers remain without power, according to Appalachian Power's website.

12:08 p.m.


The accident scene on Jae Valley Road has been cleared, and all lanes of traffic are now open.


Roanoke County police are investigating an alleged head-on collision that resulted in multiple injuries.

The accident occurred at approximately 9:13 a.m. in the 3900 block of Jae Valley Road, according to a report from Roanoke County Police. When police arrived, they discovered "multiple injuries to various occupants" of the vehicles.

The area of the crash is currently closed, and police are encouraging motorists to avoid the roadway, as there is no timetable for when the road will reopen.

The crash is still under investigation, the release stated.