One dead in tractor trailer crash on I-81N in Roanoke County

Crash on I-81N at mile marker 138 (VDOT)


Virginia State Police is investigating a tractor-trailer crash that happened on I-81 on Sunday.

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Police said the crash happened around 3:24 p.m. on I-81N around mile marker 138.9.

Two tractor-trailers and two cars were involved.

One fatality was reported, but police didn’t confirm which vehicle the person was in.


A crash on I-81 in Roanoke County is causes delays as all the northbound travel lanes are closed.

The crash happened near mile marker 138, which is 1.1 miles north of VA-112 and Exit 137.

As of 4:22 p.m. on Sunday, there is a 5-mile delay.

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