ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 35-year-old man from Gallatin was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 24 in Robertson County Thursday morning.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes near mile marker 19 around 8:15 a.m.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported Christopher Akins was driving a white GMC Sierra when the vehicle hit the rear of a white tractor-trailer, which was stopped in the lane due to a build up of traffic.
Crash investigators believe Akins switched lanes in an attempt to avoid hitting the tractor-trailer.
The roadway was closed while crash investigators processed the scene.
No additional information was immediately released.