TRAFFIC ALERT UPDATE: I-24 in Hamilton County at a standstill from overturned tractor-trailer
UPDATE: As of 1:00 p.m. EDT, the overturned tractor-trailer has not been cleared from I-24 westbound.
TDOT now says that the crash is estimated to be cleared by 4 p.m.
The incident was reported at 7:15 a.m and has caused a massive traffic backup, affecting traffic in both directions.
Follow the WRCB app for updates.
PREVIOUS STORY: An overturned tractor-trailer is causing a backup on I24 West in Chattanooga.
It’s near the 181 A exit: TDOT reports it is impacting both east and westbound lanes.
TDOT estimates the crash to be cleared around 9:15 a.m. EDT.
Use caution if you travel in this area.