ROANOKE, Va. - Two people are dead after a fiery crash on Interstate 581 in Roanoke Wednesday afternoon.
Virginia State Police says it happened around 5 p.m.
Troopers say a car veered into the path of a tractor trailer, hit the truck, then crashed into the median.
They say the impact caused the tractor trailer to cross the median and into the opposite lanes, where it hit a second tractor trailer.
That crash also involved two other vehicles.
Troopers say the crash killed both tractor trailer drivers and sent two other people to the hospital.
- UPDATE: 29-year-old miner suffers several broken bones in Buchanan County
- Dozens disappointed after local legislators a no-show at meeting in Johnson City
- Crews will scale back the search effort for a missing man on South Holston Lake
- Democratic candidate for Virginia Governor discusses improving Southwest Virginia economy
- One person dead in Sunday morning car crash