Fatal Crash On I-24 East


CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- A 30-year-old man is dead after a Saturday night crash on I-24 East.

Police closed off lanes of traffic, backing up the interstate for hours.

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According to Chattanooga police, a man driving a motorcycle was traveling near mile marker 184 at a high rate of speed when he struck the rear of an International semi-truck.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was unaware that the truck was hit. He left the scene but has since been located.

If you have any information about this incident, contact CPD.