Tractor-trailer crash causing delays on Interstate 81 in Wythe County

Driver suffered minor injuries, not taken to the hospital

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager

WYTHE COUNTY, Va. - A crash in Wythe County is still causing delays on Interstate 81.

State police received the call about a tractor-trailer crash at mile marker 73.4, near the Interstate 77 interchange, at 4:57 p.m.

A tractor-trailer pulling a flatbed was driving south on Interstate 77 when it overcorrected and rolled over, according to state police.

The driver suffered minor injuries and was not taken to the hospital.

As of 7:13 p.m., both the northbound left shoulder and left lane were closed.

VDOT is reporting traffic backups of about 2.5 miles.

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