UPDATE: Thursday tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-81 North in Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley News

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 10:03 a.m.: VDOT says the scene of Thursday morning’s tractor-trailer crash has been cleared and all lanes have been reopened along I-81 North in Roanoke County.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Traffic in Roanoke County is delayed for miles Thursday morning due to a tractor-trailer crash causing some closures on I-81 North.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) says the northbound right lane and right shoulder are currently closed at mile marker 143 on I-81.

According to VDOT, motorists are backed up for at least four miles along I-81 North at this time.

For breaking news delivered to you, subscribe to WFXR’s breaking news email list

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form