Some residents in Virginia had a tough time getting home on January 3.
As reported on news sources, on VA Interstate 95 was shut down for a day, while vehicles were stuck on the road, in freezing temperatures. There was a crash on the East Coast’s main north-south road, plus, VA had icy roads from snow.
Motorists were stuck without supplies (food/water) or access to fuel. CNN reports a Good Samaritan, a truck driver, gave a family in need, a hot meal.
In the latest report, the interstate reopened yesterday (January 4). Take a look:
An aerial view of the drivers who have been stuck on I-95 in Virginia since Monday afternoon, with complaints of little food and water pic.twitter.com/ROHh3oY73o
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 4, 2022
Damn, drivers have been stuck on I-95 in Virginia for 19 hours, I guess I'll never complain about being stuck in traffic ever again. 🤯😳
— BrooklynDad_Defiant!☮️ (@mmpadellan) January 4, 2022
I started my normal 2 hour drive to DC at 1pm yesterday. 19 hours later, I’m still not near the Capitol. My office is in touch with @VaDOT to see how we can help other Virginians in this situation. Please stay safe everyone. pic.twitter.com/Sz1b1hZJZ5
— Tim Kaine (@timkaine) January 4, 2022
Hundreds of motorists have been stuck in the snow for more than 15 hours along I-95 in Virginia after a crash brought traffic to a halt. People have been posting increasingly desperate messages on social media about running out of fuel, food and water. https://t.co/ASdw3KaFi7
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 4, 2022