Dual Accidents On I-81

Three people were injured after two separate crashes occurred on Interstate 81 early Thursday.According to Virginia State Police, the first crash occurred along the 42 mile marker in Smyth County.VSP reports that a Chevrolet Tahoe headed south on I-81 ran off the left side of the road, crossed the median and hit a tractor-trailer that was headed north. VSP says minutes later, a second crash occurred at mile marker 62 involving a second tractor-trailer and a Dodge Ram pickup truck.The crash caused the tractor-trailer to run off the road and into the media, but the driver was not injured.The driver of the pickup truck was transported to Smyth County Community Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.