One Lane of I-81 Closed in Salem After Tractor Trailer Overturns

Salem, VA - Officials from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles say the right lane of northbound Interstate 81 in Botetourt County is closed after an accident.

They say a tractor trailer hauling appliances overturned Friday morning.

Crews have closed I-81 at mile marker 167.8 near Buchanan.

VDOT says accident responders will take several hours to complete the clean up. Drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes.