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Car Crash in Stuarts Draft Sends 2 to Hospital, Closes Rt. 340 - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Car Crash in Stuarts Draft Sends 2 to Hospital, Closes Rt. 340

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Route 340 at Mount Vernon Road Route 340 at Mount Vernon Road

At least two people are hurt after a crash involving four vehicles in Stuarts Draft.  It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on Route 340 at Mount Vernon Road.

State police say a trash truck lost its brakes and went into the intersection, hitting three other vehicles.

Emergency crews flew one person to University of Virginia Medical Center. Another went to Augusta Health. The driver of the fourth car wasn't hurt and left the scene.

Route 340 reopened around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. 

Virginia State Police are investigating the crash. 

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