UPDATE: I-24 eastbound at exit 174 has reopened. Traffic is still moving slowly, though.

TDOT expects the crash to be cleared by 4:30 pm.

PREVIOUS STORY: A multi-vehicle crash has caused part of I-24 Eastbound to be closed Saturday afternoon.

The five-vehicle crash happened around 1:30 pm on I-24 at exit 174.

Eastbound traffic is being diverted to alternate routes.


Rob Simmons with the Chattanooga Police Department said they are working to get one lane back open. 

Westbound traffic is also being impacted with the inside shoulder blocked.

TDOT estimates that the crash should be cleared around 3:00 pm.

There is no word yet on if anyone was injured.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as we learn more.