Authorities are investigation a suspected DUI crash that closed a portion of Route 501 for over an hour earlier this morning. Officials now say one man was arrested for driving under the influence after his pickup truck overturned near the Wiggington Road exit Friday morning. Lynchburg Police were called to the scene about 2 a.m. The drivers name has not been released; nor have any details regarding whether the he received any injuries in the crash.
6:30 a.m–Authorities say part of Route 501 was closed for over an hour during the overnight due to a single-car crash near the Wiggington Road exit. Lynchburg Police were called to the scene about 2 a.m. this morning; officers say the vehicle involved, was heading north when it lost control, went off the road and hit a tree. No word at this time on injuries.