BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) — Drivers are advised to find an alternate route Friday morning following a serious crash involving injuries on Highway 11-W eastbound near Pinnacle Parkway.

Bristol, Tennessee leaders said drivers should expect delays while traveling through the area heading toward town.

Bristol, Tennessee Police Chief Matt Austin told News Channel 11 the department responded to the scene shortly before 7 a.m.

Traffic is being directed around the scene. Check out the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Smartway Map for live traffic updates and road conditions.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is not working the accident.

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