KPD e-News Release: Interstate 26 Back Open for Traffic

Kingsport Police Department

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

ThomasMPatton • 423-229-9433 (Desk) • 423-224-2786 (FAX)

http://Police.KingsportTN.govwww.KingsportPDBlog.com

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Interstate 26 Back Open for Traffic
DATE: October 11, 2016
GENERAL NARRATIVE
Effective October 11, 2016 at approximately 8:15 AM, all lanes of Interstate 26 in Kingsport are back open, and normal traffic patterns will resume. The Kingsport Police Department thanks area motorists for their patience during this untimely delay.

As previously released:

Effective October 11, 2016 at approximately 7:00 AM, all westbound lanes of Interstate 26 are temporarily shut down at mile marker 3. This closure comes as a result of a 3-car motor vehicle collision. One person has been transported (non-emergency) to an area medical facility for evaluation. Wreckers have been called, but until their arrival, traffic is at a standstill. Motorists are asked to please be patient and avoid the area if at all possible.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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