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

Roanoke Valley News

UPDATE 8:39 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation says that the crash involving a tractor-trailer on southbound Interstate 81 has been cleared.

The crash took place at mile marker 143 in Roanoke County and caused some delays for drivers. Crews worked quickly to get the road back open.


UPDATE 8:28 p.m.: The Virginia Department of Transportation still working to clear an incident involving a tractor-trailer on southbound Interstate 81 at mile marker 143 in Roanoke County.

Drivers can expect delays and backups for approximately 2 miles.


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is reporting approximately a 4.5-mile delay on southbound Interstate 81 due to a tractor-trailer crash in Roanoke County.

VDOT says that the south left shoulder, left lane, and right shoulder are closed as crews work to clean up the crash.

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