Roanoke 3-car crash blocks Orange Avenue - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke 3-car crash blocks Orange Avenue

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Roanoke City Police are investigating what caused a crash that blocked part of Orange Avenue Friday afternoon and evening.

According to police department spokeswoman Aisha Johnson, the crash took place at 3:26 p.m., in the eastbound lanes of Orange Avenue near its intersection with King Street in southeast.

Investigators say three vehicles were involved.  A Toyota SUV ended up flipped on its side.

EMTs took one person who was in the Toyota SUV to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

The crash closed all three eastbound lanes of Orange Avenue, and backed up traffic to the Roanoke Civic Center.

The investigation was still ongoing as of 9 p.m. Friday.

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