Washington County VA

Car plows into crowd at Trail Days parade

UPDATE: Several people hit by a car during Trail Days

Damascus, Va. - UPDATE: Mountain States Health Alliance tells News 5 six of the seven patients being treated at Johnston Memorial Hospital have been treated and released. MSHA spokeswoman Teresa Hicks says another victim was flown to Johnson City Medical Center in stable condition.

Bristol Regional Medical Center tells us one patient has been released.

Washington County EMA Director Pokey Harris says 50-60 people were injured when a car hit a crowd of people at Trail Days in Damascus.

Harris says 12-15 patients were taken to area hospitals by ambulance or helicopters or were treated at the scene.

No fatalities have been reported.

Harris tells us the driver of the car may have had a medical condition.

Damascus, Va. Police Chief Bill Nunley said charges have not been filed against the driver of the 1997 Cadillac that hit the parade crowd.

Nunley said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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