Accident Causes Major Traffic Delays on I-81

By WHAG News

Published 04/16 2014 04:53PM

Updated 04/16 2014 07:38PM

MIDDLETOWN, Va.  - Drivers experienced major delays Wednesday afternoon due to a vehicle accident along Interstate-81 southbound at mm 299 in Middletown. 

According to VDOT, drivers can expect lingering traffic due to the accident that involved a tractor trailer. At one point in the day, delays were 10 miles long. 

Dispatch says the accident occurred near the I-66 and I-81 interchange. The crash also affected I-66 westbound in Warren County Wednesday, where officials say the interstate experienced delays due to congestion.

No word on the extent of injuries at this time. Stay tuned. 

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