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Multi-car crash caused delays on I-81 in Roanoke County

Crash happened just before a Salem exit

Snapshot of the VDOT camear at mile marker 137 on Interstate 81 showing a crash in the northbound lanes at 2:40 p.m. on March 6, 2020.
Snapshot of the VDOT camear at mile marker 137 on Interstate 81 showing a crash in the northbound lanes at 2:40 p.m. on March 6, 2020. (VDOT)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Traffic is back to normal.


Drivers should expect delays heading north on Interstate 81 after a crash on Friday afternoon.

At mile marker 137, just before the Salem exit onto Wildwood Road, a multi-vehicle crash is causing a 4-mile backup.

As of 2:34 p.m., the northbound left shoulder, left lane, and right shoulder are closed.


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