8 cars involved in several crashes on I-81

Virginia News

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Eight vehicles, three being tractor-trailers, were involved in multiple crashes on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County Friday morning, Virginia State Police told WFXR.

The crashes occurred on southbound I-81 at mile marker 196, which is near N. Lee Highway. The first crash happened just before 8:30 a.m. 

Several non-life threatening injuries were reported.

At one point, the crashes caused a seven-mile traffic backup. 

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