Sullivan County

Driver flees on foot after interstate accident

Police say drugs found in car

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. - An accident on the interstate Monday morning led to a manhunt in Sullivan County.

We're told a car crashed near mile marker 56 on Interstate 81 around 9 a.m.; the driver got out of the car and fled from the scene on foot.

Officers say they found drugs in the car.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies have been out searching the area.

A police dog and highway patrol helicopter have also been helping in the search.

We are following this story and will have more details as they're available.

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