Snow storm results in thousands of calls for trooper help

POSTED: 7:33 AM Mar 07 2013   UPDATED: 3:10 PM Mar 07 2013

Virginia State Police troopers were busy Wednesday, fielding more than 3,000 calls for service during the snow storm.

From midnight Wednesday through nine pm, VSP says troopers responded to 659 crashes and 571 disabled vehicles across the Commonwealth.

In the Bristol-Wytheville region, troopers say there were nearly 400 calls for service. That included 21 crashes and 29 disabled vehicles.