UPDATE: Backups cleared from earlier crash on I-81 in Roanoke County

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(Image courtesy: 511virginia.org).

UPDATE 6:50 p.m.: The earlier crash on I-81 north at mile marker 140 in Roanoke County has been cleared.

UPDATE 4:50 p.m.: VDOT is saying that backups behind the crash on I-81 near mile marker 140 in Roanoke County are approximately three miles.

The left shoulder continues to be closed in this area.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A crash is slowing traffic on the northbound side of I-81 in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, the crash is located just before mile marker 140.

The northbound left lane and left shoulder are closed.

Traffic is maneuvering around the crash; however, traffic is moving very slowly.

Image courtesy: 511virginia.org

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