Update: Several fatalities in the accident on 1-75 Northbound

MORE: Chattanooga Police continue to investigate.

Officials say they are working on the exact number of people involved in the wreck since there were multiple parties taken to local hospitals.

Police are working on notifying the family members of the victims and will release their identities later.

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LATEST: Chattanooga Police say 6 people have died from their injuries, and more than 15 people were involved in the 9 car wreck.

We’ll have more as it becomes available.

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UPDATE: Chattanooga Police Department Traffic Investigators predict traffic will be shut down into the early morning hours on Friday on all I-75 north bound lanes, north of Exit 11.

They continue to investigate.

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Chattanooga, TN (WDEF)- The Tennessee State Troopers said a multi-vehicle accident ended with several fatalities on I-75 Northbound Thursday night. 

SmartWay Traffic cameras tell us that there was a vehicle cargo fire that caused the accident. 

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 

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