Vehicle accident cleared on I-81 in Roanoke County

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(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

(Photo: Courtesy VDOT)

UPDATE 10:55 a.m.: VDOT officials say that the accident at mile marker 135 on I-81 has been cleared.

Southbound traffic patterns have also returned to normal.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Southbound motorists are facing a two mile delay along I-81 in Roanoke County due to a vehicle accident near mile marker 135.

The Virginia Department of Transportation reopened the southbound travel lanes at 10:26 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, but the right shoulder is still closed at this time.

VDOT says there is still a two mile backup near mile marker 135 while crews continue to clear the scene of the accident.

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