KPD e-News Release: Overturned Tractor-Trailer Creating Traffic Congestion on I-26

Kingsport Police Department

David Quillin, Chief of Police

200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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

NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Overturned Tractor-Trailer Creating Traffic Congestion on I-26
DATE: November 6, 2017
CASE #: 17-031568
GENERAL NARRATIVE
On November 6, 2017 at approximately 10:15 AM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers responded to a motor vehicle collision resulting in an overturned tractor-trailer on westbound Interstate 26 at mile marker 6.

Traffic is down to one lane at this time with the distinct possibility of complete intermittent closures to allow for the safe investigation of the crash and the righting and removal of the tractor-trailer.

Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and seek an alternate route. Motorists already in the immediate area are encouraged to exercise caution and patience, obey all traffic instructions, and drive with a heightened sense of situational awareness.

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information Officer

Kingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit

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

ThomasMPatton

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