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Multi-vehicle crash causes major backup on I-81 North in Roanoke County

Credit: Stacey Readout
Credit: Stacey Readout

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

All lanes are open now and traffic is starting to move. 

ORIGINAL STORY

A multi-vehicle crash is causing a major backup on I-81 North in Roanoke County. 

The northbound left lane is closed at mile marker 139, close to the Lakeside exit. 

As of 9:15 a.m., traffic is backed up 8 miles. 

The cars involved are now on tow trucks. 

Check back for updates. 

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