I-77 closed in Carroll due to bomb threat

Staff Report

According to Carroll County officials, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Hillsville Police Department and Virginia State Police are responding to a report of a possible bomb in the trunk of a car on Interstate 77 in the vicinity of mile marker 17. Hillsville Fire Department and Carroll County EMS are also on standby.

Both northbound and southbound lanes are closed and motorists can expect delays. Virginia 511 is reporting traffic backups of approximately four miles as of 12:01 p.m.


Staff Report