AFC

One person was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital from the scene.

The Altavista Fire Company (AFC) and Altavista Police Department (APD) responded to an auto accident at 1:25 a.m. this Saturday.

Crews found a single vehicle that had sustained heavy damage outside of the roadway. According to an AFC statement the vehicle struck a guardrail, went through a utility pole and came to a stop when it ran into the corner of Altavista Online.

According to AFC the business sustained minor damage, and one person was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital following the accident. Dominion Power cleared all electrical hazards. First responders cleared the scene at 3:45 a.m.