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Tractor-trailer crash backed up Interstate 81 for nearly 10 miles in Montgomery County

Crash happened in the northbound lanes

Snapshot of a VDOT camera at mile marker 128 taken at 5:58 p.m. on July 15, 2019. Credit: VDOT
Snapshot of a VDOT camera at mile marker 128 taken at 5:58 p.m. on July 15, 2019. Credit: VDOT

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Va. – Drivers saw some massive delays on Interstate 81 Monday evening.

A tractor-trailer crash at mile marker 127, just south of the Ironto exit, had traffic at a crawl for a few hours.

At one point, all northbound lanes were closed.

At 7 p.m., traffic was backed up nearly 10 miles.


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