All lanes open on I-75 South in Loudon County after major crash


LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WATE) — Southbound I-75 in Loudon County is reopening after a serious multivehicle crash, a sheriff’s office spokesperson said.

The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office reported the crash involved multiple vehicles, including a tractor-trailer. It was reported on I-75 near Mile Marker 72 around 1 p.m. on Tuesday. Deputies on scene reported several entrapments but there was no immediate word on how many people were injured or to what extent.

Multiple Lifestar helicopters landed on I-75, according to a LCSO spokesperson. Northbound I-75 in the area also experienced delays as emergency personnel worked on scene.

Source: WATE

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