UPDATE 5:50 p.m.: The earlier crash on Route 11 south that shut down the roadway in southern Botetourt County has been cleared.

Traffic may still be slow in the area but should clear shortly.

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A crash has closed a busy stretch of Route 11 southbound in Botetourt County.

According to VDOT, the crash is in the area of Humbert Road, just north of the roundabout off of Route 220 in southern Botetourt County.

Drivers will need to find an alternate route if traveling in this area.