LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — A tractor-trailer went over the guardrail on I-75 northbound in Loudon County Tuesday night after being hit on the ramp, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol preliminary report.
The driver of an Infinity G35X failed to yield the right-of-way after driving on the northbound ramp to I-75. The driver hit the semi on the front wheel.
The report said the driver of the semi lost control and drove off the road, then hit the guardrail and overturned down a steep embankment.
The Infinity stopped on the right shoulder of I-75.
The northbound lanes were closed for a few hours as crews worked to get the semi pulled from the embankment.
According to the TDOT camera, crews were able to get the semi pulled out. I-75 opened all lanes around 10 p.m. after the incident.
Loudon County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, Zac Frye said the deputies responded to the scene to help with traffic control. There were no reports of injuries, according to Frye.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The information was updated in the story.