Crash cleared on I-81 in Botetourt County

Authorities originally said the crash happened at mile marker 151.2 on I-81N, but have corrected the location to 151.4

Crash on I-81 in Botetourt County (Credit: VDOT) (WSLS)

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va.UPDATE:

According to VDOT, the crash has been cleared.


ORIGINAL STORY:

A crash is causing delays on I-81 north in Botetourt County, according to VDOT.

This comes after another incident just a few miles down the road – VDOT said a vehicle fire was delaying traffic at mile marker 156.

As of 5:17 p.m., authorities said the north left lane and left shoulder are closed, and traffic was backed up for approximately six miles.

Authorities originally said the crash happened at mile marker 151.2, but have since corrected the location to 151.4.

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