Latest on Jamey Singleton's Condition After Accident
Update 5:30 p.m. Wednesday:
Roanoke, VA - Jamey Singleton's parents say Jamey is still in intensive care at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The other two people involved in the accident were treated and are now back at home.
If you'd like to send Jamey a card, you can send it to our station. The family asks that you do not send flowers.
Please address the card to Jamey and send it to:
2320 Langhorne Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Update 11 a.m.:
Bedford Co., VA -Family members say Jamey Singleton had a good night after being in surgery. He will undergo more surgeries Wednesday.
State police officials say the cause of the accident was lack of attention from the driver, Jamey Singleton. They say he was eating breakfast at the time of the crash.
Update 7:18 a.m.
ABC 13 Meteorologist and Web Producer Jamey Singleton is expected to undergo more surgeries Wednesday as he recovers from Tuesday's crash in Bedford County.
He already went through surgery Tuesday night.
Stay with ABC 13 for updates on his condition.
Bedford Co., VA - We are following the latest on a serious car crash involving one of our own here at ABC 13.
State Police say our friend and co-worker Jamey Singleton was driving northbound on Route 122 when he crossed the center line and hit a delivery truck head on in Bedford County. Jamey was cut out of his car and airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. We've gotten many calls, emails and messages from viewers concerned about his condition.
Our News director Bill Foy, who is visiting with Jamey, released this statement:
WSET would like to thank our viewers for their thoughts and concern expressed for Jamey Singleton. Jamey's family reports to us that while his condition remains serious he is alert and communicating they are also grateful for the caring and prayers expressed by those who count Jamey as a friend.
Just minutes after posting the accident on ABC 13's Facebook page, many of you filled our wall with heartfelt messages for Jamey.
The accident happened in Bedford County at Moneta Road and Stony Fork Road. The pictures say a lot.
According to State Police Jamey was cut out of the vehicle. Jamey was airlifted. The driver of the delivery truck, 56-year-old Leo George Jr of Moneta, was taken to Roanoke Memorial by ambulance. His passenger, 33-year-old Joshua Ross, was taken by ambulance to Lynchburg General.
Jamey is no stranger to the airwaves here in the Heart of Virginia working at a meteorologist. But he joined our family working here at ABC 13 in November of 2012.
During his time here, Jamey has been hard at work producing web content for wset.com and reporting the weather. Jamey built a fan base long before coming to us. He established himself as somewhat of a local leader in social media, updating us on the weather both on Facebook and Twitter.
He last worked at Cable 12 in Rocky Mount and before that at WSLS in Roanoke.
Though Jamey has only been here for a few months, he has truly become a part of the WSET family.
We do want to let you know that Leo George Jr., the driver of the truck involved in this accident, is in fair condition according to Carilion Roanoke Memorial. His passenger, Joshua Ross, was treated and released from Lynchburg General Hospital. Jamey Singleton has been charged with reckless driving.