Multiple crashes back up rush-hour traffic across region

Multiple crashes back up rush-hour traffic across region

September 26th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

A crash involving multiple vehicles is causing delays on State Highway 153 South at the Chickamauga Dam, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation's SmartWay Traffic Map.

The accident was reported at 7:52 a.m. and is estimated to be cleared by 9 a.m., officials estimated.

South bound traffic is affected with the right lane blocked and there are no delays on the northbound side.

A multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 South in Bradley County at mile marker 18 that was reported at 7:31 a.m. has recently been cleared but is still backing up southbound traffic for several miles, traffic cameras show.

Another multiple-vehicle crash reported at 6:06 a.m. is affecting eastbound traffic on Interstate 24 near Whiteside, Tennessee, in Marion County. The right lane was reportedly blocked, but traffic does not appear to be significantly delayed.

Heavy traffic is being reported near exit 1 on northbound Interstate 75 south of the I-24 split.

A couple of disabled vehicles also have been reported, one on I-24 East coming around Moccasin Bend and another on I-75 South near the I-24 split. Traffic does not appear to be affected.