ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. - UPDATE
A woman is in the hospital after a tractor-trailer crash trapped her inside her car Friday morning.
Authorities say the crash happened on I-81 near mile marker 147 around 7 a.m. when a pickup truck rear-ended a tractor-trailer, trapping the driver of the pickup.
The driver of the pickup, Loretta Blevins, 53, of Salem was wearing her seatbelt and transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Blevins was reportedly charged with reckless driving.
A tractor-trailer crash on I-81 in Roanoke County is causing delays.
According to VDOT, the crash is around mile marker 147 on I-81 North.
As of 8:00 a.m., the northbound right lane is closed and traffic is backed up for about 3.5 miles.
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