VSP: Two tractor trailers crash on I-81 in Smyth Co.

Courtesy of Virginia State Police

SMYTH COUNTY, VA (WJHL) – Virginia State Police troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash in Smyth County Tuesday.

According to a VSP news release, troopers responded to mile marker 53 on Interstate 81 in Smyth County, where two tractor trailers crashed in the southbound lanes around 3:20 p.m.

Courtesy of Virginia State Police
Courtesy of Virginia State Police

VSP said one of the tractor trailers was hauling a mobile home and the crash caused the tractor trailer to jackknife and overturn in the road.

The driver of that tractor trailer received non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

According to VSP, the southbound lanes of I-81 were cleared and reopening by 7:15 p.m.

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