Two die in multi-vehicle crash today on I-81

At 5:16 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 5), Virginia State Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 at the Wythe/Pulaski County line. Six vehicles, to include tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles, collided in the northbound lanes of I-81 near the 87 mile marker. There are two confirmed fatalities.

The Virginia State Police Wytheville Division Crash Reconstruction Team and Motor Carrier Safety Team responded to the scene to assist with the ongoing crash investigation.