Interstate 81 was closed in both directions from the Jefferson County line down to Pulaski this afternoon. As of approximately 3:15 p.m., the northbound side had been reopened. As of approximately 4:53 p.m., the southbound side has also been reopened.
According to the Sandy Creek Fire Department, an accident occurred involving a car and a jackknifed tractor-trailer, reportedly resulting in two injuries. The interstate was closed at approximately 1:16 p.m. The names or conditions of those injured were not available.