UPDATE: Highway 11E crash cleared, road resalted


JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – UPDATE – The roadblock on Bristol Highway was cleared as of 6:15 a.m.

Traffic has returned to its normal flow headed east, and the vehicle involved was towed at 6:05 a.m.

News Channel 11’s Tyler Allender was on the scene and reported seeing salt trucks and scrapers go over the area after the scene was cleared.

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Crews are currently on the scene of a crash with injury on Highway 11 East near Degrasse Drive.

According to Washington County Emergency Communications, the crash was reported at 5:09 a.m. Wednesday morning.

As of 5:30 a.m., the crash was being reported as one with injury by dispatch.

The Johnson City Fire Department and JCPD are currently on the scene.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is reporting eastbound lanes are backed up to Carroll Creek Road.

Details are limited at this time.

Stay with News Channel 11 online and on-air for updates.

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