UPDATE 12:33 P.M. BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says the earlier reported crash on I-81 in Botetourt County is now cleared.
All southbound lanes have been reopened, at this time.
BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A crash on Interstate 81 has caused all southbound lanes in Botetourt County to shut down on Friday morning.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says the crash occurred at mile marker 160.2 on August 18. The crash is just two miles south of Exit 162. Currently, traffic is backed up for about three miles.
Drivers can expect delays in this area and are encouraged to find alternative routes of travel.
WFXR News will continue to update this story as details are released.