Wreck partially closes I-81 North in Washington Co., Tenn.
WASHINGTON CO., Tenn. —
A multiple vehicle wreck partially closed Interstate 81 Northbound in Washington County, Tenn. Thursday night.
The wreck happened about 9:50 p.m., closing one lane at mile 50.
The News 5 crew on the scene saw an 18-wheeler off the interstate. An SUV suffered damage.
According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, two occupants of the SUV were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
The driver of the 18-wheeler did not suffer injury.
The 18-wheeler destroyed part of the guardrail at the spot.
As off 11:45 p.m. Thursday, the Tennessee Department of Transportation estimated the road would completely reopen by 1 a.m. Friday.