Southbound 581 in Roanoke back open after crashes
Published: Feb. 3, 2023 at 2:55 PM EST
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: VDOT reports lanes are back open on SB 581 between Orange Avenue and Elm Street after two crashes Friday afternoon.
ORIGINAL STORY: Southbound I-581 is closed between Orange Avenue and Elm Street in Roanoke because of two crashes.
Virginia State Police say one crash involves two vehicles and another involves a pedestrian. No information has been released about any injuries or a cause.
Southbound drivers are urged to get off 581 before Orange Avenue.
The incidents began shortly before 2:30 p.m. Friday. There is no word regarding when the road will be back open.
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