KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Westbound traffic on Jones Cove Road in Sevier County is closed after a flatbed truck overturned less than two miles from the collapsed bridge.

The road is closed from White Road to Russell Hollow, according to The Tennessee Highway Patrol Knoxville. The truck was reported as overturned around 8:45 Friday morning near Russell Hollow Road, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay map. Pictures of the vehicle and road were shared by TDOT Spokesman Mark Nagi and the Tennessee Highway Patrol Knoxville on Twitter.

  • Flatbed Truck overturned off of Jones Cove Road
  • Flatbed Truck overturned off of Jones Cove Road
  • Flatbed Truck overturned off of Jones Cove Road
  • Truck overturned on Jones Cove Road

The previously in-place detour is in place as the flatbed truck was passed the detour around Jones Cove Road according to Nagi. The truck appeared to be hauling a load when it overturned in images, but TDOT was not able to confirm where the truck was headed before it overturned.

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