Route 501 Reopens Following Overnight Crash

Lynchburg, VA - Part of Route 501 was shut down overnight as police responded to a single-car crash. The driver was arrested for D.U.I, his name has not yet been released.

Police were called to the scene near the Wiggington Road exit about 2 a.m.

Officers say a vehicle heading north went off the road, hit a tree then lost control. The car has significant damage to its sides and top.

No word on injuries.

501 was closed for more than an hour while police worked the scene.