Tractor trailer crash cleared on I-81 in Wythe County

VDOT said the incident happened at mile marker 78.3

Tractor trailer crash on I-81N in Wythe County (Credit: VDOT) (WSLS)

WYTHE COUNTY, Va.UPDATE 9:00 p.m.:

The crash has been cleared, according to VDOT.


ORIGINAL STORY:

A tractor trailer crash is causing delays on I-81 in Wythe County, according to VDOT.

Authorities said that the tractor trailer overturned, and that the north right shoulder was closed at mile marker 78.3.

As of 8:38 p.m., traffic was backed up for about a mile, VDOT said.

VDOT is encouraging drivers to seek alternative routes to avoid delays in the area.


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