Wise County

Collision on US-23 creates holes in road, blocks traffic

NORTON, Va. - UPDATE 3:58 p.m.: One southbound lane of US-23 has been reopened. The other lane is still closed while crews repair the road.

We'll post more updates as we get them.


UPDATE 11:54 a.m.: Norton dispatchers now tell us there were two vehicles involved in the accident.

A roll back truck was also involved in the wreck on US-23.

The accident created holes in the road, so it will be closed for a while as crews repair those.

We'll have more information as it's available.


Norton Police tell us Route 23-South was shut down around 10:30 a.m. Thursday due to an accident.

A tractor-trailer overturned; it was the only one vehicle involved.

Crews took one person to the hospital. There was no word on the victim's condition as of 11 a.m.

Traffic is being detoured while the scene is cleared.

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