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Multi-vehicle crash closes down I-24 Eastbound

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Posted at 9:40 PM, May 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-09 17:03:43-04

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WTVF) — A multi-vehicle crash on I-24 Eastbound at mile marker 64.6 near the Waldron exit left the interstate completely closed off.

The crash happened around 8:15 p.m. Saturday night.

Tennessee Highway Patrol tells us a green Buick was disabled in one lane before being struck by another vehicle which caused a chain reaction of collisions, leading to a 13-vehicle crash.

The driver of the green Buick, who is still unknown at this time, was flown to Vanderbilt in critical condition.

Newschannel 5 will keep you updated as we learn more information.