Sunday crash caused delays on I-81 northbound in Kingsport

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Sunday morning crash on Interstate 81 in Kingsport is caused delays.

Kingsport Police tell us the crash happened around 8:45 Sunday morning around mile marker 59 northbound.

A vehicle traveling southbound had a tire blowout, the driver then lost control. That vehicle went through the median and the cable barrier, and dragged the tangled cables behind it across northbound lanes.

Kingsport Police tell us no injuries were reported.

Northbound traffic was being temporarily delayed and/or diverted while TDOT crews responded.

Kingsport Police told us around 12:15 p.m. that TDOT has advised them that all lanes are now back open.

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