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Overturned tractor-trailer on I-81S in Salem causing 10-mile backup


According to Virginia State Police, a fuel spill from the tractor-trailer crash on Interstate I-81 southbound has been cleaned up.

As of 2:45 p.m., we’re told officials are opening the detour on the interstate.


A tractor-trailer crash on Interstate 81 southbound in Salem is slowing down traffic.

As of 2:40 p.m., there is a 10-mile backup at the 138.4 mile marker.

There was also a crash on I-81 northbound in Roanoke County Friday morning, but that has since been cleared.

No word yet on any injuries.

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Source: WSLS News 10

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