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A lumber truck jackknifed on I-26 East past the North Roan Street exit Thursday afternoon. (Lee Talbert/Johnson City Press)
A lumber truck jackknifed on I-26 East past the North Roan Street exit Thursday afternoon. (Lee Talbert/Johnson City Press)

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Jack-knifed rig on I-26 blocking traffic

Staff reports • Today at 7:20 PM

Johnson City police are on the scene of an accident involving a tractor trailer that jack-knifed on eastbound Interstate 26 near the Roan Street exit.

There are no injuries, but traffic is blocked. The truck is carrying a load of wood, according to emergency personnel. Police advised motorists to take an alternate route if possible.