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18-Wheeler Crash on Monteagle Mountain

Drivers traveling on Interstate 24 on Monteagle Mountain on Tuesday afternoon were met with a crash on what is known as “Little R Curve” near mile marker 133.

A semi-truck had crashed into the retaining wall on the westbound lanes. The truck became wedged on top of the wall into the eastbound lanes. The left westbound lane and both lanes on the eastbound side were blocked.

Traffic was rerouted through Pelham through Grundy County onto Hwy 41.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Monteagle Police and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department responded. No report of injuries has been made at this time.