UPDATE: I-24 eastbound in Marion County has reopened, and the crash has been cleared.


PREVIOUS STORY: A crash on Interstate 24 has closed the eastbound lanes of the roadway Thursday afternoon.

A semi and several other vehicles appear to have been involved. The crash happened near mile marker 162, which is east of the crossing over the Tennessee River.

TDOT says on their Smartway website they expect to have the road re-opened to traffic by 3:11 pm CT.

Drivers should expect delays or seek alternate routes if possible.

Westbound traffic is not affected, according to TDOT.