FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 1, 2021
Charlottesville, VA - Both northbound lanes of the 1100 block of 5th Street SW are currently shutdown due to a single vehicle crash.
City crews are working to remove debris and fluids to make the roadway safe for travel. The closure could last several hours. Traffic heading into town from I64 and 5th Street Extended is currently being turned around. Please use alternative routes to enter the City of Charlottesville. Both southbound lanes are open and safe for travel for traffic leaving town.
Lt. Tony Newberry
Charlottesville Police Department