TOP PHOTO: Campbell County EMS, EMA and Sheriff’s Office responded to this truck wreck late Friday morning at Mile Marker 146 on I-75. The THP is investigating.

Traffic was slowed in both directions as a result of this Friday’s wreck.

PIONEER, TN (WLAF) – An 18-wheeler tanker wrecked on I-75 just before 10:30am Friday morning injuring its driver and slowing down traffic in both directions on I-75 near Mile Marker 146. One official said the big rig was headed south and landed north.

The big rig wreck on Friday morning sent the driver to the hospital.

A med chopper was not able to fly, and the injured driver of the big rig was transported by ground ambulance to a Knoxville hospital.

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 02/25/2022-6AM)