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Both lanes of I-81 South reopen after overturned SUV cleared

Image captured from a VDOT camera at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 12.
Image captured from a VDOT camera at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 12. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Both lanes are now open after an overturned SUV on Interstate 81 South at mile marker 129 blocked them on Thursday morning.

Initially the crash closed both lanes of the highway.

As of 11:21 a.m., traffic backups were estimated at 5 miles.