A tractor-trailer causes several accidents

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF)- A tractor trailer caused several accidents this morning on I-24 East and West. 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says the truck carried industrial piping.
He lost control while heading West and ran into the median wall. 
Several pipes came loose and fell into oncoming traffic.  
The truck then overturned on the right side of the highway. 

"It made for an interesting and challenging commute for all Chattanoogans trying to get either the city from East 24 or from West bound 24, also traffic cued-up on I-75, trying to get into the city," says Jennifer Flynn, TDOT communications. 

There were at least five other vehicles involved in the crash. 
Officials say two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 
The interstate is back open. 
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