Woman brought to hospital after crash along I-81 North in Montgomery County

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Motorists in Montgomery County are dealing with traffic backups Thursday afternoon after a car crashed on I-81 North, sending a woman to the hospital.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the single-vehicle crash took place at mile marker 121 on I-81 North.

WFXR News’ D’mon Reynolds learned that a red Hyundai Sonata ran off the road and ended up on its side.

A woman reportedly ended up trapped inside of the car because of the wreck, but first responders pulled her out. She is being brought to LewisGale Montgomery Hospital with back issues.

According to VDOT, there are no lane closures in place because of the crash, but there are two miles of congestion on the northbound side of I-81.

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