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Several Vehicle Accidents Wreak Havoc on Tennessee Interstates

March 05, 2019

TENNESSEE – Several vehicle accidents occurred on the same day and around the same time on two Tennessee interstates, wreaking havoc on drivers the area, according to an online news story posted by They occurred around the rush hour commute on a Friday afternoon. Little information about the accidents has been reported at this time.* 

The first crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1st, on Interstate 75 North by East Ridge, Tennessee. This occurred near the first mile marker on the northbound section of the interstate, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation. 

Traffic on the northbound side of the interstate became backed up after this accident. The report from Times Free Press did not indicate how many vehicles were involved in the wreck or how the wreck happened. It also did not provide information about whether anyone was injured. The Tennessee DOT expected the crash to be cleared around 5:40 p.m. that day.

Another crash occurred around the same time on Interstate 24 East in Hamilton County, Tennessee. This accident happened at about 4:45 p.m. on March 1 at mile marker 174 on the eastbound section of the interstate, by the exit to Cummings Highway. 

Again, it is not clear how many vehicles were involved or how the crash occurred. No injury information about this accident was reported in the story from Times Free Press, either. The Tennessee DOT expected this accident to be cleared close to 6 p.m. Traffic on the eastbound side of the interstate became delayed during this time. 

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