HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – I-81 South is closed in Hamblen County after two commercial vehicles crashed near mile-marker 16.
The Community Relations Officer for the Tennessee Department of Transportation posted a statement on Twitter about the crash:
Both vehicles were completely destroyed by fire. One was a car hauler and one was carrying toothpaste. TDOT officials said the cleanup is expected to take a while.
As of 3:15 p.m. ET (2:15 p.m. CT), I-81 has reopened, according to the Greeneville/Greene County EMA.