UPDATE: Tractor-trailer crash cleared on I-81 south in Roanoke County

Roanoke Valley News

This crash is slowing traffic at mile marker 135 on I-81 south in Roanoke County. (Image courtesy of VDOT).

UPDATE 6:10 p.m.: The earlier tractor-trailer crash on I-81 south in Roanoke County has been cleared.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) A crash involving a tractor-trailer is creating big backups along I-81 south in Roanoke County.

According to VDOT, the crash is on the southbound left shoulder at mile marker 135. Behind that, around five miles of backlogs are being reported.

Drivers can expect significant delays if traveling in this area.

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