Two Adults in Serious Condition, Two Kids in Stable Condition After Wreck on I-81

By: Carly Stephenson Email
By: Carly Stephenson Email

BROADWAY, VA. -- Four people are in the hospital after a wreck that happened on Friday at about 2:50 a.m. on Interstate 81 in the southbound lanes near Broadway at mile marker 259.

The Broadway Fire Department Fire Chief Jeff Lohr said two kids were ejected from the car.

The driver of the car ran off the right side of the road, flipping the vehicle.

All four people involved will be taken to the University of Virginia hospital.

"All four were treated at the scene two of them were airlifted from the interstate to the University of Virginia and there's two other patients that will be airlifted from possibly Rockingham Memorial to that destination as well," said Lohr.

Three separate helicopters came to airlift them after the wreck.

The kids are in stable condition as of 4:20 a.m., while the two adults are in serious condition.

Traffic was backed up for about a mile at mile marker 259 near Broadway, but it is open again.

Crews on the scene cleared it around 4:30 a.m. to open up the southbound lanes.

We will continue to keep you updated on their conditions.

Multiple agencies responded to the accident, which included Shenandoah county Fire and Rescue, New Market Fire Department, Harrisonburg Rescue Squad and crews from Rockingham county. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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