ATHENS (WATE) - A truck driver was airlifted to the hospital after an
accident that shut down Interstate 75 in McMinn County for several
The accident happened on I-75 southbound at mile marker 58 in
McMinn County at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning.
A preliminary investigation found it was a rear-end collision, which resulted in one
non-life threatening injury.
The victim was airlifted to a local hospital.
Both southbound lanes were shut
down until approximately 7:15 a.m. Traffic was rerouted off
the interstate at Exit 60 until then.
Northbound traffic was not affected.
McMinn County investigators are trying to figure out how a woman was shot while driving her car Monday morning. It happened on County Road 139 just before 9 am. That's when a bullet flew