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High crash area

Virginia State Trooper B.R. Johnson investigates a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on a notoriously sharp curve of U.S. 211 inside Shenandoah National Park.
Rough landing

A two-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle occurred around 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highways 211 and 522 in Sperryville. The rider on the Harley-Davidson was medevaced by helicopter, which touched down at the Sperryville Volunteer Fire Department.
Speeding brings five days in jail

Speeding one too many times can earn you jail time and a suspended driver’s license, a consequence discovered Tuesday by an Amissville resident who was found guilty in a bench trial of reckless driving by speeding.
Down to the river

Neither of the two occupants of the late-model sedan was injured when it crashed through the fence separating the Burgers ‘N Things parking area from the low-running Thornton River in Sperryville on Saturday afternoon.
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 18

Tuesday, Aug. 9 7:42 p.m. — Black Locust Lane, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 7:55 p.m. — Water Street, Sperryville, public service, companies 1 and 7 Wednesday, Aug. 10 9:00 a.m. — Castleton Ford Road, Castleton, injury, companies…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 11

Tuesday, Aug. 2 8:02 p.m. — Dodson Road, Amissville, seizure, companies 1, 3 and 5 Wednesday, Aug. 3 3:21 a.m. — Warren County, mutual aid, company 9 7:51 a.m. — Rock Mills Road, Woodville, stroke, companies 1 and 7 1:39…
Fire and rescue calls for Aug. 4

Tuesday, July 26 10:28 a.m. — Davidson Lane, Amissville, general illness, companies 1, 3 and 4 4:57 p.m. — Lee Highway, Sperryville, chest pain, companies 1, 3, 4 and 7 Wednesday, July 27 7:04 p.m. — Warren County, mutual aid,…
Man down

Medics attend to motorcyclist Wayne L. Katz, 48, of Harrisonburg, at midday Saturday before he was flown to U.Va. Medical Center with a broken leg and unknown other injuries, after his motorcycle collided with a SUV on 211.
Motorcycle speeders sentenced

Three northern Virginia men on motorcycles pleaded guilty to reckless driving by speed and were sentenced in District Court and alcohol-related cases top the July 12th docket.
Fellow volunteers start fundraiser for Jenkins

The Washington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has begun a fundraising effort for one of its own, Gary Jenkins Jr., a 19-year-old volunteer who sustained serious injuries when his truck skidded off the road as he responded to a late-night…
Emergency responder injured in crash

One of the county’s young first responders was injured Tuesday night as the truck he was driving, responding to a call for the Washington Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department, left the road and slid into the woods on Hunters Road.