UPDATE: Traffic flows normally on I-81 after earlier crash

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UPDATE 5:20 p.m.: Traffic has returned to normal as all emergency vehicles have left the scene after clearing a crash on I-81 at mile marker 143 in Roanoke County.

UPDATE 4:30 p.m.: An earlier multi-vehicle crash on I-81 at mile marker 143 in Roanoke County has been cleared, though some emergency vehicles have remained on-scene.

Traffic is again flowing in this area, but it is heavy. Expect minor delays if traveling in this area.

Image courtesy of VDOT.

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – A multi-vehicle crash has closed several lanes of I-81 northbound in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, the crash is at mile marker 143 and is blocking the left shoulder, left lane and right lane on I-81 north.

A VDOT traffic camera does indicate that traffic is getting by the crash on the shoulder.

Drivers should still consider finding another route as crash cleanup continues.

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