I-24 East reopens in Montgomery County after crash


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A crash involving a dump truck closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County Wednesday morning.

The crash happened just before 4 a.m. at mile marker 16 near the Robertson County line.

Motorists near the crash were turned around in a gravel median to head back west.

Traffic was being diverted onto Highway 41 as an alternate route.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2018 Volkswagon Tiguan sideswiped the dump truck . The driver of the Volkswagon suffered unknown injuries.

Access to the eastbound lanes were closed from Exit 11 to Exit 19. The roadway reopened to traffic around 9:30 a.m.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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