UPDATE: Overturned tractor-trailer cleared from I-81 in Botetourt County

Local News

Tractor trailer overturned in Botetourt County (Courtesy: 511virginia.org)

UPDATE: 4:14 a.m.: Crews have cleared the tractor-trailer crash and reopened the northbound lanes on I-81 in Botetourt County, VDOT says.

UPDATE 3:22 a.m.: According to VDOT, only northbound right lane and right shoulder are closed now on I-81 near mile marker 168.

UPDATE 3:13 a.m.: VDOT says all northbound lanes are closed at due to the tractor-trailer crash near mile marker 168 along I-81 in Botetourt County.

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — According to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) website, a tractor-trailer has overturned on Interstate 81 near mile marker 168 in Botetourt County.

Motorists can expect delays. The northbound lane and right shoulder are closed.

Crews are currently on scene.

Latest Stories

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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News tips

Do you have a news tip or breaking news to share with WFXR?  Submit your tip here.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form