The Tasley Vol. Fire Company responded to a single vehicle accident Friday night. The accident occurred on Rt. 13 near Tasley at around 6 p.m. One occupant of the vehicle was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital for treatment. Tasley and Onancock responded.
Then at approximately 8 p.m. Melfa and Wachapreague and Onancock Vol. Fire and companies responded to an accident on Rt. 13 at the intersection of Lankford Hwy. and Main St. in Melfa. A vehicle took down a power pole causing an electrical outage in the Melfa. The occupants of the vehicle were reported to have been combative toward the first responders. The Accomack County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to assist the Virginia State Police. One of the occupants of the vehicle was transported to the hospital. Another was arrested.