UPDATE: Multi-vehicle crash cleared in Roanoke County after causing miles-long backup on I-81 South

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UPDATE 5:32 p.m.: VDOT says Friday afternoon’s multi-vehicle crash in Roanoke County has been cleared along I-81 South.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Roanoke County motorists are delayed for miles along I-81 South because of a multi-vehicle crash Friday afternoon.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), all southbound lanes are closed at mile marker 146.3 of I-81. In addition, the south entrance ramp has narrowed.

At this time, VDOT says traffic is backed up for about four miles along I-81 South.

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