Advertisement

UPDATE: Roanoke police investigate Interstate 581 wreck

January 12, 2013|WDBJ7 Staff

Roanoke, Va. — UPDATE: The Virginia State Police are investigating a crash that happened Saturday afternoon around 4:50 on interstate 581 southbound near the Orange Ave. Police say a motorcycle was attempting to merge onto I 581 south when the driver of the crossed several lanes and ran into the side of an SUV. The driver of that SUV was not hurt.
The driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital with injuries he sustained in the crash. He was charged with making an unsafe lane change.

--------------------------

UPDATE: The car wreck on Interstate 581 south at the 220 Exit 5A has been cleared.

--------------------------

A car accident is causing delays on Interstate 581 south at the 220 Exit 5A.

The Virginia Department of Transportaion says the south left lane, center lane, and right lanes are closed.

Drivers can expect delays of 2 miles.

Advertisement
wdbj7 Articles
|
|
|