Botetourt, VA – Fiery Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-81 at the MM 163.3, Injuries Reported
Botetourt, VA (August 15, 2023) – On the morning of August 15th, a serious incident occurred on Interstate 81 at the 163.3-mile marker. It involved a collision with five vehicles, two of which caught fire, according to reports from Virginia Fire authorities.
In response to this incident, multiple agencies acted swiftly, leading to a temporary closure of the interstate to manage the aftermath.
The collision resulted in injuries among those involved, although the severity of the injuries is still uncertain. The prompt response from Virginia Fire and other emergency teams played a crucial role in containing the situation and transporting the injured to a medical facility.
At the moment, authorities are actively investigating the circumstances that led to this multi-vehicle collision.
The exact causes of the accident are still being looked into, and there’s a possibility of filing charges once the investigation is completed.
Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted by this incident, and we wish them a speedy and full recovery.