UPDATE: Accident on I-81 Cleared, Both Northbound Lanes Open

UPDATE: 2:38 p.m.

Roanoke Co., VA - State police and VDOT have cleared an accident at mile marker 130.5 in Roanoke County that closed one northbound lane earlier Tuesday.

Traffic was backed up for two miles at one time Tuesday afternoon near the accident, but it is now flowing normally.


Roanoke Co., VA - An accident has closed the left north lane of I-81 at mile marker 130.5 in Roanoke County, VDOT reports on its website.

ABC 13 has access to live VDOT traffic cameras that show state police on the scene as well as a tow truck. The activity can be seen from the VDOT traffic camera at mile marker 129.7.

People traveling in the area can expect delays as the accident is cleared.

Stay with ABC 13 for further updates.