Afternoon crash closes portion of Interstate 26 in Gray
Police and transportation officials shut down a portion of Interstate 26 Wednesday afternoon following a crash near Gray’s Exit 13 area.
The effects were felt suddenly during rush hour as traffic jams grew westbound by several miles after TDOT made the decision to close the lanes to help attend to the injured motorists and clean up debris.
Commuters who then tried to make it home who got off onto Bobby Hicks Highway were met by another crash–this one on Fort Henry Drive several miles outside Kingsport – Colonial Heights heading towards Gray. Delays for drivers in that area were also between 20 and 30 minutes.
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