June 16, 2010
Virginia State Police are investigating a tractor trailer accident that shut down Interstate 81 at mile marker 247 in Rockingham County for hours Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
All lanes on north and south bounds were shut down due to an injury wreck around 10:30 Tuesday night. It took several hours for all lanes to re-open.
At one point, the Virginia Department of Transportation estimated the backup to be two miles.
State Police say there is at least one injury. One person was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
powered by Disqus