UPDATE: The Tennessee Highway Patrol says one person was killed in a crash on State Route 93, also known as Kingsport Highway, in Greene County.
It happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday in the 14,000 block of Kingsport Highway.
State troopers say Logan Collins, 49 of Belfry, Kentucky, was killed when his Suzuki motorcycle crossed the center line and struck a tractor-trailer traveling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.
According to the highway patrol, Collins’s license had been suspended. State troopers say he was not wearing a helmet.
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Multiple crashes on State Route 93 have closed the roadway in Greene County, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
According to TDOT’s SmartWay Traffic Map, multiple crashes have been reported between Smith Mill Road and Oss Williams Road at 12:35 p.m.
TDOT estimates the crashes will be cleared by 3 p.m.
Both eastbound and westbound traffic lanes are affected with both roadways closed.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is on the scene of the crashes.
You can track traffic updates on the SmartWay Traffic Map by clicking here.