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Massive 41 Car Pileup on Interstate 81 - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather

Massive 41 Car Pileup on Interstate 81

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Photos taken by the Rockbridge County Emergency Management Director Photos taken by the Rockbridge County Emergency Management Director

It was a traffic nightmare on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County Sunday evening.

All southbound lanes are closed as of 10 p.m. Sunday near mile marker 196 due to an accident involving more than 40 vehicles.

Traffic back-ups stretch more than eight miles.

The Virginia Department of Transportation says the crash happened just after 5 p.m. and involved 41 vehicles including six tractor trailers.

There is no word on injuries or when the southbound lanes will reopen.

 

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