Botetourt County, VA (September 29, 2020) – An auto accident caused injuries on an interstate in Botetourt County this afternoon.
Paramedics, police, and fire crews were dispatched to the scene of the collision that occurred on I-81 at mile marker 168 about 0.1 miles north of US-11 near Exit 167. The crash took place at approximately 1:48 p.m. on the afternoon of September 29, Tuesday. Emergency medical technicians rendered aid to those injured in the accident, though it is currently unclear how many people were hurt in the wreck.
The nature and magnitude of any injuries suffered have not been publicly disclosed at this time, and no one involved has been identified. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
The incident closed all southbound travel lanes of the interstate for a period of time afterward in order for first responders to assess damages as well as assist injured victims at the accident site.
No further information has been provided at this time.
Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this injury accident.
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