Tractor trailer crash blocks interstate on-ramp

Tractor trailer crash blocks interstate on-ramp

July 6th, 2016 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The Chattanooga Fire Department and The Red Bank Fire Department received calls about an 18-wheeler rollover accident today at 8:13 a.m.

The accident occurred at the Highway 27 south ramp off Signal Mountain Road, right on the Red Bank, Chattanooga line.

The Red Bank Fire Department arrived on scene and confirmed an 18-wheeler rollover with entrapment.

Both departments worked together to extricate the driver. The extrication took about an hour because the cab of the truck had rolled over on the driver side against the guard rail.

The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Erlanger Hospital by Hamilton County EMS.