Truck crash blocks I-75 in McMinn County, Tenn.

Truck crash blocks I-75 in McMinn County, Tenn.

December 17th, 2011 in Local - Breaking News

At least one person was injured tonight when semi-truck crashed and caught fire on I-75 southbound near the 39 mile marker in McMinn County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The interstate has been shut down so that LifeForce could airlift the injured. A dispatcher was not able to say how many people were injured, but said that it was a single-vehicle accident.

The accident occurred at about 8:50 p.m.