Debris from crash on I-81 northbound near mile marker 62 results in lane closures, traffic delays

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KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – The Kingsport Police Department confirmed a crash on Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 62.5 has resulted in temporary lane closures and traffic delays.

According to a KPD news release, officers were called the crash around 3 p.m. No serious injuries were reported, but debris from the crash led to the lane closures and delays.

People already in the area are asked to be patient and use caution. Other motorists are asked to avoid the area and to use an alternate route if possible.

According to the release, first responders expect to have the scene cleared with the hour.

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