I-24 Crash Hurts The Driver Of An 18-Wheeler

18 wheelerJohnny Wells age 42 of Brownsville, TN was driving his tractor-trailer on I-24 Monday afternoon when he lost control. Preliminary information indicates that the 18-wheeler was traveling eastbound on Interstate 24 at mile-marker 130 in Grundy County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Wells lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve and veered into the median. The tractor-trailer continued through the median, going through a guardrail where it then continued across the westbound lanes of traffic, through another guardrail and went down an embankment.
Wells suffered injuries and was taken to an area hospital.