Last Updated: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 17:02:02 EDT
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(UPDATE) All southbound lanes on I-81 should be opening right around now per Virginia State Police .. that's near mile marker 139 after an earlier fatal accident that claimed two lives. Expect residual traffic backups for a while (Updated 4:55)
(UPDATE) Roanoke County Fire and Rescue says there have been two fatalities on that accident on I-81 southbound near mile marker 139. Virginia State Police say that has closed all southbound lanes while they investigate. A detour is in place with traffic backups over 5 miles. UPDATED: 2:50p
(UPDATE) Virginia State Police are working a two vehicle crash southbound Interstate 81 at the 141 mile marker. The crash occurred at 11:14 a.m. The southbound side of Interstate 81 is closed and will remain closed for approximately two hours while the investigation is completed. Updated: 12:45p
(NEW) I-81S at 1.3 miles south Exit 140-Salem. A vehicle accident has closed lanes in both directions. Motorists can expect delays of 2 miles or more. A detour is in place. Last updated: 11:53 AM EDT