UPDATE 10 P.M. – TheBAYNET.com has just been made aware of three more accidents on St. Andrews Church Road that have shut down navigable traffic along most of the roadway. These include one vehicle that slid off the roadway into the woods and two separate fender-benders. While not serious, the roadway has become virtually impassable. Motorists are cautioned to avoid the area if at all possible..

Emergency crews are just finishing up scene clean-up at Hollywood Road and Rt. 235 because of a serious 4-car accident. However, another accident involving a rolled over dump truck in front of ADF Bingo in Mechanicsville has additional crews scrambling to the scene. Rt. 235 is experiencing multiple traffic back-ups from both of these accidents. Motorists are strongly urged to avoid traveling in or around both accident areas. Heavy snow is falling and snow removal crews have just begun the effort to maintain roadways. Travel conditions are deteriorating rapidly.