Multi Vehicle Accident Backs up Traffic on Rt. 460 in Bedford Co.

Update: 12:17 a.m.

State police got a call about a multi vehicle accident around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday on Route 460 in Bedford County. Investigators say an unattended tow truck rolled into travel lanes of eastbound 460.

The tow truck then struck a tractor trailer truck. The tractor trailer truck driver was able to maneuver between the truck and the guardrail. Troopers say the front end of a car slid up under the tow truck.

Traffic was blocked for about an hour. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and has been charged with possession of marijuana.

The accident is still under investigation


Bedford Co., VA - State troopers are on the scene of a tractor trailer accident on Route 460 in Bedford County. Troopers say the got the call of the accident around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. The accident happened on 460 East about 8 miles east of Troutville. Witnesses say traffic is backed up for miles. We will have updates as they become available.