Earlier this morning on the Botetourt View Facebook, we reported the accident on I-81 north. We understand live turkeys were on the truck that overturned.
I-81N at MM 167.0
On I-81 at mile marker 167 in the County of Botetourt, motorists can expect major delays due to a tractor trailer accident. The north left lane and right lane are closed. Traffic backups are approximately 3.0 miles.
Traffic on I-81 North is being detoured off of Exit 162 onto US-11 North and back onto I-81 North at Exit 167. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
–Last updated: Tue 12/11/2012 10:03 AM EST VDOT
UPDATE, 11:08 p.m.: Chase Purdy of The Roanoke Times has more on this story.