Tractor-trailer accident closes part of I-81

The Virginia Department of Transportation reported major delays Thursday evening on Interstate 81 at mile marker 298.9 in Shenandoah County from a tractor-trailer accident.

Traffic was backed up about three miles, according to VDOT. The left shoulder and left lane on the southbound side of the road were closed as of 7:41 p.m. No further information was available.