Update: Power Restored in Botetourt Co.


Botetourt Co., VA - All of the power has been restored in Botetourt County.


Botetourt Co., VA - Part of Route 11 in Botetourt County is closed due to a tractor trailer accident.

VDOT reported a tractor trailer accident near the intersection of Shadwell Drive at about 4 a.m. Friday. At last check, the northbound lanes of Route 11 were still closed.

According to Appalachian Power, the accident involved a utility pole. Initially, 1,400 customers in the area lost power. Now, that number is down to a little under 300.

There's no word on when power will be restored to those customers.