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Clarksville Police reports Traffic Accident blocks Interstate 24

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Thursday, December 31, 2015 @ 8:46 pm In News | No Comments

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department reports a serious collision involving a motorcyclist and a car happened at 4:57pm on the Westbound side of Interstate 24 near mile-marker 9.

Clarksville Police are assisting at the scene. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is handling the investigation. The motorcyclist has been transported by ambulance to Gateway Medical Center where he passed away.

The motorcyclist involved in the accident on Interstate 24 passed away from his injuries.

The motorcyclist involved in the accident on Interstate 24 passed away from his injuries.

Westbound traffic was completely blocked at mile-marker 9. Westbound motorists had to detour at Exit 11 and get back on the interstate at Exit 8 or Exit 4.

Interstate 24 has reopened. Tennessee Department of Transportation trucks also responded to the scene to assist with detouring motorists, but traffic, which was backed up for several miles, will take time to work through the area.

THP is conducting the crash investigation.

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