Traffic backed up on I-81 South in Hamblen County following crash


HAMBLEN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Drivers on I-81 southbound will want to look for an alternate route.

A crash near mile marker 16 occurred at 4:18 p.m., backing up traffic significantly.

The site is expected to be cleared by 6:19 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash and is calling it a serious event.

Stay tuned with News Channel 11 on-air and online for updates on this story.

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