Crash slows I-24 traffic near Nickajack

Crash slows I-24 traffic near Nickajack

July 21st, 2009 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

A crash between a tractor-trailer and a car at mile marker 162 on eastbound Interstate 24 has traffic at a stop. The accident happened about 11:30 a.m. Eastern time and is expected to take about two hours to clear, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. No information is available on the people involved in the crash. A motorist whose vehicle was stopped at mile marker 152 said in a cell-phone call that four firetrucks, three rescue trucks and three Tennessee Highway Patrol cars had passed her position traveling east, but she couldn't see the wreck site. See Wednesday's Times Free Press for complete coverage.