TDOT: Tractor-trailer crash on I-81 North in Sullivan County cleared


SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A crash on Interstate 81 in Sullivan County impacted traffic Friday afternoon, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).

The TDOT SmartWay Traffic Map states the crash occurred on I-81 North near mile marker 73 around 4:12 p.m.

As of 6 p.m., the crash was cleared.

Earlier Friday, northbound lanes had been closed. Traffic on the interstate near the Bristol Regional Medical Center was impacted, according to the traffic map.

The city of Bristol, Tennessee posted to Facebook asking motorists to avoid the area.

News Channel 11 has reached out to the Tennessee Highway Patrol for more information regarding the crash.

You can check the traffic map for updates by clicking here.

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