One dead after multi-vehicle accident at Brambleton Ave. and Garst Mill Rd. in Roanoke County

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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7)-- _________________________________
UPDATE

All roads are open now, according to Roanoke County officials.

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EARLIER

A fatal multi-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Brambleton Avenue and Garst Mill Road, according to Roanoke County officials.

Safety officials on the scene have confirmed that there has been one fatality.

Two more individuals were being treated for non life-threatening injuries, according to a press release.

Speed was deemed to be a factor in this case. Police have received reports that a potential suspect could be tied to another accident along Brambleton Avenue.

Police have asked motorists to avoid Brambleton Avenue northbound. Drivers looking to access Brambleton Avenue south should use Pinevale or View avenues.

If you are looking to go from Garst Mill to Brambleton, use the detour to Cresthill Drive.

Passersby report at least four vehicles were involved. V-Dot reports several lanes are closed in that area and traffic is being rerouted. A WDBJ7 crew is on the scene. Stay with WDBJ7 for updates.

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