Woman taken to hospital after garbage truck overturns on 220 N in Roanoke

Traffic lanes should open up shortly after 4:00 p.m.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – All lanes are now open.

A Roanoke City garbage truck crashed and overturned on 220 N in Roanoke.

The female driver was taken to the hospital.

The garbage truck was towed around 4:00 p.m. and lanes of traffic should open back up shortly after that.


Traffic is backed up in Roanoke after a crash on U.S. 220 North at Frontage Road.

One lane of traffic is open, but authorities say to expect delays.

As of 3:43 p.m., the north right lane and right shoulder are closed.

Roanoke police say to be patient and use caution driving in this area.


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