Two hospitalized as crash temporarily closed Bent Mountain Road in Roanoke County

Crash happened about a half-mile north of Back Creek Elementary School

Roanoke County police dealing with an officer shortage

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Drivers were asked to avoid a section of Bent Mountain Road for more than two hours after a crash on Tuesday afternoon.

At 3:17 p.m., authorities responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 6800 block of the road, about a half-mile north of Back Creek Elementary School.

Both drivers were taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Roanoke County Police Department.

Police also said that both were wearing seat belts.

Bent Mountain Road was closed between Landmark Circle and Mount Chestnut Road for about 2.5 hours.

The map below provides an approximate location of where the crash happened.

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