Lanes Reopened on Interstate 81 After Late Night Crash

By: Brendan Ponton Email
By: Brendan Ponton Email

WEYERS CAVE-- An accident involving a tractor trailer has been cleared on Interstate 81 south. It happened at around 11 p.m. on Monday night near mile marker 233.

No one was hurt in the crash, which involved a tractor trailer. Virginia State Police said the driver was trying to avoid hitting a deer, but lost control. Then, the truck ran off the road and flipped over. It landed in the median.

The driver was charged with reckless driving and failure to maintain proper control. It took crews about six hours to clear the accident.

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