CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A stretch of I-24 westbound in Montgomery County was closed as authorities worked to clear a crash involving two semi-trucks and a third vehicle.
Clarksville police said the crash happened on I-24 West at mile marker 5 just after 2 p.m. Tuesday. The westbound lanes were shut down and traffic was diverted at Exit 11 throughout the day Tuesday.
The road has since reopened.
Investigators said the status of the injuries is not know at this time.
This wreck follows another incident that happened on I-24 at Exit 1 this morning. Following the second crash, the roadway at Exit 1 has been reopened.
In that incident, one of the semi-trucks was hauling flammable material and the cab caught fire. The driver was able to get out with help from a Clarksville police officer and has since been flown to a Nashville hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. Two other people involved in the crash were taken to Tennova Healthcare with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
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Clarksville Fire Rescue arrived on the scene and was able to extinguish the fire without the contents of the trailer being affected.
Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating both crashes.
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