Big rig in Bradley County crashes into I-75 bridge, bursts into flames

A fiery tractor-trailer crash into a bridge on Interstate 75 Monday evening in Bradley County, Tennessee, caused the temporary closure of the northbound lanes of the interstate and the road passing over it. / Photos from Bradley County Sheriff's Office
photo A fiery tractor-trailer crash into a bridge on Interstate 75 Monday evening in Bradley County, Tennessee, caused the temporary closure of the northbound lanes of the interstate and the road passing over it. / Photos from Bradley County Sheriff's Office

A fiery tractor-trailer crash into a bridge on Interstate 75 in Bradley County, Tennessee, caused the temporary closure of the northbound lanes of the interstate and the road passing over it.

The crash happened about 8:45 p.m. Monday when the big rig, heading south on I-75, crossed into the median and slammed into the middle bridge support of the Harrison Pike overpass at mile marker 23 and burst into flames, according to a statement from the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.

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