UPDATE: A semi-trailer crash is causing delays on I-75 SB at the I-24 split in Hamilton County.
Officials say the crash also involved four other vehicles.
Major delays on I-75 South. 4 vehicle MVA. Car fire is out. 3 lanes blocked. 1 lane open. Wrecker and cleanup crew on way. #ChattFire— Chattanooga FireDept (@ChattFireDept) July 21, 2017
Major delays on I-75 South. 4 vehicle MVA. Car fire is out. 3 lanes blocked. 1 lane open. Wrecker and cleanup crew on way. #ChattFire
Southbound traffic is affected with 3 lanes closed, and one lane open. Northbound traffic is affected with no delays.
Officials say there is no word yet on when the roadway will reopen. Drivers should avoid the area and seek an alternate route, if possible.
But nearby roads have become clogged with traffic as motorists are trying to avoid getting stuck in the interstate traffic.
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