One Killed in Interstate 81 Crash

By: WHSV Newsroom Email
By: WHSV Newsroom Email
One person has been killed in a crash on Interstate 81 at MM 220.

Credit: Jason Humphries

AUGUSTA COUNTY (WHSV)-- One person has been killed in a two-vehicle crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 81 at the 220 mile marker Wednesday morning, according to Virginia State Police.

Two tractor-trailers collided in the southbound lanes. One of them was hauling drums of liquid chocolate, several of which ruptured in the crash.

Both southbound lanes remain closed and all southbound traffic is being diverted off at Exit 220 onto Route 262. Drivers can then turn south on Route 11 and re-enter the interstate at exit 213 near Greenville.


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