UPDATE: Multi-car crash cleared on I-81 in Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley News

A multi-vehicle wreck has closed the shoulder and left lane of I-81 south near Glenvar in Roanoke County. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

UPDATE 5:35 p.m.: The previous crash involving multiple vehicles on I-81 in Roanoke County has been cleared.

Traffic is moving normally around this area.


UPDATE 4:25 p.m.: VDOT is reporting backups behind a multi-vehicle crash are reported to be two miles.

The crash is located at mile marker 135 on the southbound side of I-81 in Roanoke County.


UPDATE 4:10 p.m.: Authorities have arrived on-scene of a crash on I-81 south in Roanoke County near Glenvar at mile marker 135.

VDOT cameras show the vehicles involved have moved from the left shoulder and left lane to the right shoulder and both travel lanes have reopened; however, traffic is starting to back up in the area.

Drivers should use caution around this area.

The vehicles involved in the crash on I-81 south in Roanoke County at mile marker 135 have moved from the left shoulder and left lane to the right shoulder. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – A multi-car crash on I-81 south in Roanoke County is slowing traffic Saturday afternoon.

According to VDOT, the crash is at mile marker 135.

A VDOT traffic camera shows the left shoulder and left lane are currently blocked.

Drivers can expect delays in this area.

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