Hundreds without power, roads closed as crews work to clean up after Matthew

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The effects of Hurricane Matthew, though considerably less than those in North Carolina and Southeastern Virginia, are still lingering in Central Virginia in the form of power outages and blocked roads.

Hundreds are still without power throughout the region.

As of 6 a.m. on Tuesday, 632 residents were still without power.

8News’ Roxie Bustamante was live in Chesterfield with a look at what residents are facing.

In one Chesterfield County neighborhood, located on Ghent Circle near Ghent Drive, a massive tree uprooted and fell onto a car.


Otherwise, there’s caution tape blocking downed power lines as people are using their generators as they remain without power.

According to Dominion Power’s website, crews hope to have power restored to all customers in Central Virginia by 5 p.m. today.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates.

MEDIA GENERAL may allow you to upload, post, transmit or otherwise provide content to MEDIA GENERAL Web sites, including, but not limited to, photos, video, audio, comments, articles, blogs, forums and any other such communication in which you provide content to the Web site ("User Content"). You agree that you are solely responsible for your communications and any content you provide. Read full terms and conditions of use by clicking here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s