UPDATE: Accident on I-81 in Botetourt Co. Cleared

A VDOT traffic camera looking northbound at mile marker 146 showing traffic backing up in Botetourt County from an accident Saturday.

UPDATE: 6:44 p.m.

Botetourt Co., VA - The accident earlier on I-81 northbound has been cleared, VDOT reports.


Botetourt Co., VA - A vehicle accident on I-81 northbound has closed the north left lane of traffic and the right shoulder, VDOT says.

The accident is at mile marker 148.5, and a VDOT traffic camera at mile marker 146 shows the northbound traffic at a stand-still.

VDOT says that motorists traveling north can expect major delays.

Traffic backups are between two and three miles.

Stay with ABC 13 for further updates.