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3 tractor-trailers, 5 cars involved in I-81 pileup in Rockbridge County

Several non-life-threatening injuries reported

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police is investigating a crash involving three tractor-trailers and five cars on I-81 in Rockbridge County. 

Authorities say the first crash happened around 8:24 a.m. around mile marker 196 and two other crashes happened soon after the first. Three tractor-trailers and five cars were involved. 

Several people suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Lexington, according to state police. 

I-81 is currently blocked, but police say one lane will be opened shortly. 

Authorities say the crash remains under investigation.  


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