UPDATE: Interstate 24 is has now been re-opened after this morning's string of accidents.
PREVIOUS STORY: Several accidents, compounded by snow conditions, kept rescue workers and law enforcement officials busy Wednesday morning on Interstate 24.
A Rhea County Sheriff's deputy has told Channel 3 that a vehicle has crashed into tractor trailer on I-24 eastbound near the state line Wednesday morning, erupting into fire.The accident, near Mile Marker 166 in Marion County, has blocked the left lane of east bound I-24 closed, and will have an impact on travelers in both directions.There's currently no word on the condition of ether vehicle's occupants, but rescue crews are on the scene.Channel 3 has a crew enroute and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.
The spill should be cleared early this afternoon, according to a news release from Chattanooga State.
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