Virginia State Police said that two people have died after a crash this afternoon on I-81 in Botetourt County.
The single-vehicle accident happened at mile marker 164.7 and closed I-81 both the north and south lanes. The left lane is open northbound while the reconstruction team conducts their investigation.
Police said five people were in the vehicle and two were ejected. The driver was flown from the scene and two others were taken to the hospital by an ambulance.
This is a developing story.