Wreck partially closes I-81 North in Washington Co., Tenn.

A multiple vehicle wreck shut down part of I-81 Northbound in 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.

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