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Overturned tractor trailer along Rt. 460 in Roanoke County causes backups

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ROANOKE COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Police and Fire & Rescue are on the scene of a rollover accident Tuesday along U.S. Rt. 460 in Bonsack.

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The tractor trailer flipped over Tuesday morning near the intersection of Route 460 (Challenger Avenue) and Route 220 (Cloverdale Road). This is near the Walmart and Lowe's in Bonsack.

A Roanoke County spokesperson tells WSLS 10 the truck was hauling chips.

Virginia's Department of Emergency Management has been notified about a possible diesel leak.

There are no reports of injuries at this time. However, rescue crews remain on the scene.

Roanoke police say the right lane of eastbound Challenger Avenue at Cloverdale Road and the right-hand, left turn lane of Cloverdale Road will be closed for an extended period of time.

Drivers are urged to use caution and expect extended delays in this area. They should also seek alternate routes if possible.