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.
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