Two people were injured in the wake of truck crashing into the barrier on Interstate 24, Monday night.
According to East Ridge Fire Chief Mike Williams, fire, police and EMS responded to a multi-vehicle crash at about 10 p.m. involving a tractor trailer and three vehicles encompassing both East and West bound lanes. Upon arrival first responders found that a westbound trailer had crashed into the barrier wall injuring the driver. Diesel fuel was leaking on the roadway.
Chief Williams said that when the truck crashed into the barrier, debris from the wall struck three vehicles traveling eastbound resulting in one injury. Lifegaurd EMS took two people to the hospital.