UPDATE: All lanes of West Main Street were reopened Tuesday night following a deadly motorcycle crash. The crash was reported at 3:40 p.m.

According to Roanoke County Police, James Thompson was driving his motorcycle westbound when traffic slowed, and he rear-ended a Pro-Line dump trailer that was being pulled by a 1999 Ford F-250 pickup.

Mr. Thompson was wearing a helmet but died at the scene.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — According to a press release from Roanoke County, there is a vehicle crash on U.S. 460 near the intersection of West Main Street in the Glenvar.

The east and west bound lanes are closed near Technology Drive. Drivers can expect severe delays in this area.