According to the release, the KPD responded to the crash at mile marker 9 at about 1:30 p.m.
An investigation revealed a westbound tractor-trailer had a blowout on its front left tire, causing the driver to lose control.
The tractor-trailer struck a guardrail, crossed the median, broke through the cable barrier and entered the eastbound lanes.
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The eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 at mile marker nine in Sullivan
County are closed following an accident involving a tractor-trailer and
vehicle. Traffic is at a standstill, and motorists needing to travel toward Johnson City should take an alternative route.Emergency crews are on the scene.
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