THP: Single-vehicle crash on I-81 in Sullivan Co.; minor injuries reported

SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Tennessee Highway Patrol said traffic is backed up in the northbound lanes, following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 Friday afternoon.

THP said the crash happened around mile marker 54.

According to a preliminary report from THP, a 1999 Ford Explorer driven by Alex L. Summerville, 19, of Chattanooga, was traveling northbound on I-81 when it ran off the road, over-corrected and began to roll several times.

Summerville received minor injuries and refused treatment. No charges have been placed.

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