I-26 back to normal after trailer flips at I-81 interchange


UPDATE: All lanes have reopened and traffic is back to normal on I-26 west at the I-81 interchange after a gooseneck trailer overturned Thursday evening.


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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 26 West is causing delays Thursday evening.

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay Traffic Map, the crash occurred at mile marker 8 around 5:53 p.m.

A Kingsport Police Department traffic alert issued at 5:49 p.m. states that injuries were reported at the crash. News Channel 11 has reached out to the department for more information on injuries.

As of 6:04 p.m., the right lane and shoulder were closed.

A TDOT traffic camera shows a trailer bed turned on its side on I-26 West. A vehicle appears to still be attached to the trailer bed as of 6:04 p.m.

You can track updates on traffic and view the cameras by clicking here.

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