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Traffic Alert: Multi-vehicle accident causes 11-mile backup on 81N

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WSLS 10) - A multi-vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 81 left 11-miles of traffic Thursday evening.

State police said the accident happened around 4:15 p.m. It involved seven vehicles and no one was injured. Five people were cited for following too closely. One vehicle was towed.

Crews had cleared the scene as of 6:30 p.m. The following was posted on VDOT's 511Virginia.org website:

I-81N at MM 129.0

On I-81 North at mile marker 129 in the County of Montgomery, motorists can expect major delays due to a multi-vehicle accident. Traffic backups are approximately 7.0 miles.

Last updated: July 16th 2015, 6:57:08 pm