LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WATE) — An exit ramp along Interstate 75 has reopened hours after a semi-truck crash in Loudon County.

The Loudon County Sheriff’s Office and other first responders were at the scene of the traffic incident early Thursday morning after a semi-truck crashed at Exit 81 on northbound I-75.
The crash had been reported on the TDOT SmartWay Map at 5:14 a.m. The ramp reopened at 4:53 p.m. according to the sheriff’s office.

LCSO said the exit ramp was shut down at 6:18 a.m. The crash has resulted in injury, according to the agency. The semi-truck was reportedly on its side and crews were at the scene providing aid.

“The closure is estimated to last approximately 5-6 hours,” LCSO said earlier Thursday. “Please use alternate routes if you are needing to exit I-75 at the 81 exit.”

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Details of the crash were not yet available.

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated.