UPDATE: 5 injured in multi-vehicle accident blocks both lanes of traffic on US-19 in Russell County, Va.

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UPDATE – Russell County EMA Director Jess Powers told News Channel 11 Saturday two people were transported by Wings and Medflight, and three people were transported by ambulance to Russell County Hospital after the crash. 

RUSSELL COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – A multi-vehicle accident blocks both lanes of traffic on US-19 in Russell County, Virginia.

Russell County EMA Director Jess Powers told News Channel 11 Saturday that a “car traveling north in the southbound lane of US19 stuck a truck head-on.”

Multiple injuries were reported. Powers said first responders were calling Medflight and Wings to the scene.

Both lanes north and south-bound are blocked.

No further details were available at the time.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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