UPDATE: I-81 Accident

By: Newsroom
By: Newsroom

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- UPDATE (11:35 a.m.) -- The driver of the tractor trailer faces reckless driving charges after the accident.

The driver was tired and drifted into the left shoulder before hitting the guard rail.

The driver was taken to Augusta Health.

UPDATE: (9:15 a.m.)-- The accident from Wednesday morning is now cleared from the road.

UPDATE: 7:20 a.m.-- One lane has reopened on Interstate 81 after a crash on Wednesday morning. The left lane is now open.

A crash has closed the through lanes on Interstate 81 at mile marker 208 heading south. The crash involves a tractor trailer, according to VDot.

A detour has been set up for drivers to exit at mile marker 213 and then travel on Route 11 until rejoining Interstate 81 at mile marker 205.

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