One hospitalized after vehicle overturns on I-81 North in Botetourt County

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BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Troutville crews responded to a crash along I-81 North in Botetourt County on Monday that sent one person to a hospital.

According to the Troutville Volunteer Fire Department, units were dispatched to mile marker 149.5 on I-81 North for an overturned vehicle.

The department says one patient was transported to a local hospital, but did not disclose the nature of that person’s injuries.

Fire officials say traffic is currently moving slowly in the area around the crash.

Meanwhile, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says there is a two-mile backup along I-81 North in Botetourt County because of a vehicle crash at mile marker 149.2.

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