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Crash on Interstate 81 caused delays in Roanoke County

Crash happened at mile marker 143

An image captured from a VDOT camera at mile marker 138 on Interstate 81 at 5:32 p.m. on Thursday.
An image captured from a VDOT camera at mile marker 138 on Interstate 81 at 5:32 p.m. on Thursday. (VDOT)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in Roanoke County caused major delays Thursday evening.

The crash happened at mile marker 143, which is just south of I-81's intersection with Interstate 581.

Both the northbound left shoulder and left lane were closed.

VDOT reported that traffic backups were approximately 4 miles at 5:30 p.m.


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