Tractor-trailer overturns on I-26 in Kingsport



UPDATE: The Kingsport Police Department says the interstate has reopened.

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — An overturned tractor-trailer is causing traffic problems along a stretch of interstate in Kingsport.

The crash happened Monday evening on I-26 east at mile marker seven, between the Rock Springs Road exit and the I-81 interchange.

Kingsport police say there were no significant injuries.

Both eastbound lanes were still closed as of 7:40 p.m. Eastbound traffic is being diverted off the interstate at exit six, the Rock Springs Road exit.

It is unclear how long the interstate will remain closed.

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