UPDATE 9:17 a.m.: The Roanoke County Police Department says both lanes of traffic are back open following a multi-vehicle crash on a bridge along Route 460 near the Montgomery County line.
UPDATE 6:58 a.m.: Police are asking both Roanoke County and Montgomery County motorists to avoid the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on a bridge along Route 460 near the county border.
According to the Roanoke County Police Department, officers responded to reports of a multi-vehicle crash along West Main Street at Campbell Drive at approximately 5:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
When officers arrived, they determined the crash was caused by ice on the bridge and roads.
However, police say the victims were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash, with no reports of injuries mentioned.
In addition, according to the department, weather was a factor in the crash, but alcohol and drugs were not factors.
Roanoke County authorities ask motorists to avoid the area from both the eastbound and westbound directions since the road is still blocked at this time.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has reportedly been contacted about the ice.
ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — A multi-vehicle crash has occurred on a bridge near the edge of Roanoke County Tuesday morning.
The Roanoke County E9-1-1 Center says the crash took place near the Montgomery County border along the bridge in the West Main Street area.
Roanoke County and Montgomery County motorists are asked to be extra careful due to icy conditions.
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