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Tractor-trailer crash on I-81 South in Roanoke County causes 5-mile traffic backup

Tractor-trailer crash causes 5-mile backup on I-81 South in Roanoke County
Tractor-trailer crash causes 5-mile backup on I-81 South in Roanoke County (VDOT)

ROANOKE, Va. – A tractor-trailer crash on I-81 in Roanoke County has caused a 5-mile traffic backup, according to VDOT.

Authorities said the accident is around mile marker 143.

As of 1:40 p.m., the southbound right shoulder is closed.

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