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Tanker rolls over, closes VA-116 in Roanoke County

Crews are working to clean up after a tanker rolled over and closed VA-116 in Roanoke County
Crews are working to clean up after a tanker rolled over and closed VA-116 in Roanoke County (Roanoke County Fire & Rescue)

Crews are working to clean up after a tanker rolled over on VA-116 in Roanoke County.

Authorities say the road is closed down between Cooper’s Cove Road and Sterling.

According to county officials, the accident happened around 6:19 a.m. and no one was hurt.

A specialized tanker is en route from North Carolina to help with transport, and once the liquid is transferred clean-up of the overturned tanker will begin. Officials say there are no leaks or contamination.

Drivers are asked to find an alternate route.


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