Overnight tractor trailer accident on I 75 near Jellico Mountain

Campbell Co. (WVLT) - North and south bound lanes on I 75 are moving smoothly again after a tractor trailer accident.

The accident occurred just after one o'clock Tuesday morning on I 75 South at mile marker 149 near Jellico Mountain.

Troopers say the truck was traveling south bound when it's front tire blew, causing the driver to lose control and vear off the road.

The gas tank caught fire and engulfed the truck.

The truck was carrying aerosol cans filled with carbonator cleaner.

The driver and his passenger were transported to St. Mary's Hospital Lafollette, with none life threatening injuries.


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