Tractor-trailer crashes cleared on I-77 in Carroll County

CARROLL COUNTY, Va.UPDATE 7:00 p.m.:

Both crashes have been cleared, according to VDOT.


UPDATE 5:29 p.m.:

One of the two tractor-trailers that crashed on I-77 in Carroll County has been cleared, according to VDOT.

Authorities said one happened at mile marker 12.8, and mile marker 15.

According to VDOT, the crash at mile marker 15 has been cleared, but there are still delays due to the crash at mile marker 12.8

As of 5:29 p.m., the crash closed all northbound lanes, and there’s a seven-and-a-half-mile backup in traffic.

VDOT said northbound traffic is being detoured off the interstate at Exit 8 onto US-52N onto US-58W, then back onto I-77N.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Two separate tractor-trailer crashes are causing delays on I-77 in Carroll County, according to VDOT.

Authorities say motorists can expect delays on I-77 at mile marker 12.8, and mile marker 15.

As of 5:31 p.m., the crash at mile marker 15 has caused a three-mile backup in traffic.

As of 4:12 p.m., the crash at mile marker 12.8 has caused all northbound lanes to be closed, as well as a seven-and-a-half mile backup in traffic. VDOT said northbound traffic is being detoured off the interstate at Exit 8 onto US-52N onto US-58W, then back onto I-77N.


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