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UPDATE: Accident cleared on I-581 North in Roanoke

Published On: Jul 10 2013 12:08:33 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2013 01:08:16 PM EDT
Traffic backup on Interstate 581 North in downtown Roanoke on Wednesday, July 10.

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The accident has been cleared.


One lane of Interstate 581 North in downtown Roanoke is closed because of an accident.

The accident is near the Elm Avenue exit.

The right lane of I-581 North is closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Check back soon for more updates.