Driver injured in I-81 crash in Kingsport

A Thursday morning crash caused some delays for commuters on Interstate 81 northbound near Kingsport.
Preliminary information from the Tennessee Highway Patrol said a tractor-trailer driven by Charles R. McCoy, 57, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was passing another rig when that vehicle moved over into the left lane and McCoy swerved to avoid it, causing his 18-wheeler to drop off the left side of the roadway and roll onto its side. The crash occurred just after 5:30 a.m. and McCoy was transported to an area hospital for treatment, the report said.

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