Roanoke: Accident Sends Two To Hospital; Closes Orange Avenue Westbound

At approximately 6:15 a.m. today, Roanoke Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Orange Avenue, NE and Plantation Road. All Orange Avenue westbound lanes are closed until further notice.

Upon arrival, officers found that a tractor trailer and car had collided at the intersection. 

The driver and passenger of the car were transported by Roanoke Fire-EMS to Cariliion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment. 

Investigators are working the scene to determine the events leading up to the accident.  

There are several detours available for drivers, including Pocahontas Avenue, NE and Hollins Road, NE.  Please use caution when driving in the area. 

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