VDOT issues call to action for drivers following 2 tow truck fatalities

Virginia

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL)- The Virginia Department of Transportation is urging drivers in the Commonwealth to make sure to move over for any crews on roadways.

This message comes after the department says two of its towing partners were killed in less than a week in the northern region of the state.

In one incident, a driver was fatally struck while his vehicle was on the side of the road.

VDOT is using the tragic incidents to remind drivers to slow down and move over for amber lights.

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