Multi-vehicle crash closes lane of I-581S in city of Roanoke

A look at a VDOT traffic camera at mile marker 4.5 at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, November 17. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - A reported multi-vehicle accident temporarily closed both the left lane and left shoulder of Interstate 581 on Thursday evening.

As of 5:37 p.m., only the south right shoulder was closed and traffic was backed up 1.5 miles.

Originally, at mile marker 2 in the city of Roanoke, the southbound left land and shoulder were closed.

Drivers should expect delays.