BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va. --Â Southbound Interstate 81 was shut down for more than two hours Friday morning following two multivehicle crashes near the West Virginia-Virginia border, according to West Virginia state police.
The first accident, which was reported at 6:03 a.m., involved two tractor-trailers and two passenger vehicles, West Virginia State Police Sgt. K.W. Martin said.
Police determined that a woman driving a Toyota Yaris lost control of her vehicle as she driving northbound on I-81 from Virginia into West Virginia.
The Toyota crossed the median strip into the southbound lanes, where it collided with a Kenworth tractor-trailer and an International tractor-trailer, police said.