Police tell NBC29 that a car driving south-bound hit one car in the north-bound land and that car hit two others. Traffic was backed up in several lanes of Rt. 29 as police investigated and crews cleaned things up. Several people are hurt after a crash on Route 29 in Charlottesville. Four cars were involved in the accident, and three people had to be taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center. The crash happened just before 10 a.m.