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Crews respond to major wreck on I-81 in Botetourt County

Crews respond to wreck on I-81 in Botetourt County. (WSLS)

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. – Crews responded to a major wreck on I-81 northbound in Botetourt County Friday night.

The crash happened in Buchanan.

The Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS says that people were trapped inside two vehicles.

Five patients were transported to nearby hospitals. Two of the patients were airlifted.

The department posted on Facebook, writing: “Proud of our team’s effort this evening and thankful for our response partners.”

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