Traffic Alert: Crash on I-81 southbound in Chilhowie results in detours


CHILHOWIE, Va. (WJHL) — Officials warned drivers that a crash on I-81 southbound in Washington County, Virginia, will cause traffic delays as crews work the scene.

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that traffic is being detoured after the crash on I-81 southbound near mile marker 34.1.

Virginia State Police responded to the crash involving a tractor-trailer truck. VSP reported one person was transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The department said all southbound lanes in this area are closed at this time.

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