RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Friday morning motorists ran into delays due to a three-vehicle crash that temporarily shut down Interstate 24 East in Rutherford County.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation said the incident was reported just after 5:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13.
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As of 6:10 a.m., all eastbound lanes, as well as the shoulders, were blocked at mile marker 76.4 on I-24, according to TDOT’s SmartWay map.
Eastbound motorists backed up following the crash, with TDOT’s map showing traffic delays nearing the intersection of I-24 and Interstate 840:
However, by 6:45 a.m., the SmartWay map showed the crash scene had been cleared and all eastbound lanes reopened on I-24.
Tennessee Highway Patrol told News 2 that injuries were reported following Friday morning’s wreck, which involved three vehicles. However, there is no word on the number or nature of the injuries, or the cause of the crash.
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