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Crash backed up Interstate 81 for 8 miles near I-581 interchange

Screenshot of a VDOT camera from 7:06 p.m. on June 27, 2019, at mile marker 140 on Interstate 81.
Screenshot of a VDOT camera from 7:06 p.m. on June 27, 2019, at mile marker 140 on Interstate 81.

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A multi-vehicle crash caused headaches for drivers Thursday evening.

The crash, which happened in the northbound lanes of Interstate 81 near the I-581 interchange at mile marker 144, had traffic backed up for 8 miles, according to VDOT.

The crash has since been cleared.


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