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Tractor-trailer crash closed all northbound I-81 lanes in Botetourt County

Traffic was backed up for 4 miles

Courtesy of VDOT
Courtesy of VDOT


BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

This crash is clear and traffic is moving smoothly.


ORIGINAL STORY

A tractor-trailer accident has closed I-81 North in Botetourt County, according to VDOT. 

Authorities say the crash at mile marker 165 has caused a 5-mile backup. 

Traffic is being moved off the interstate at exit 162 onto US-11 North, then back onto I-81 North at exit 167.