Crash involving multiple vehicles closes I-24 eastbound in Rutherford County for hours

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A crash involving multiple cars closed Interstate 24 eastbound in Rutherford County for hours.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the crash happened at around 8:15 p.m. at mile marker 64 near Sam Ridley Parkway.

A green Buick was reportedly disabled and was hit by another vehicle, causing a chain reaction leading to 13 cars being involved. The driver of the Buick was flown to Vanderbilt where they remain in critical condition. Their identity has not been released.

Traffic was being diverted off the interstate at mile marker 62 while crews worked to investigate and clear the crash.

No other information was released.

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