UPDATE: Botetourt County traffic back to normal after multi-vehicle wreck cleared on I-81 South

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UPDATE 6:05 p.m.: VDOT says crews have cleared the scene of Friday afternoon’s multi-vehicle crash in Botetourt County, allowing traffic to resume a regular flow.


BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A Botetourt County crash involving multiple vehicles has led to some lane closures Friday afternoon, leaving motorists backed up for several miles along I-81 South.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the southbound left shoulder, left lane, and right lane are closed at mile marker 167 on I-81.

At this time, motorists are delayed for approximately four miles along I-81 South, according to VDOT.

This is a developing story.

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