Crash alert: Overturned tractor-trailer shuts down I-24 east

by Ponce Law | July 31st, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A stretch of Interstate 24 in Nashville was closed for hours Thursday morning after an accident involving a tractor-trailer, WSMV reported.

The vehicle overturned shortly before 7:30 a.m. on I-24 eastbound at Exit 50 B. Officials said the tractor-trailer was hauling a forklift when it flipped over.

Traffic was impacted for both eastbound and westbound drivers with right lanes and an off-ramp blocked. It took until noon for the highway to be reopened.

A portion of road damaged by the incident was repaired by maintenance crews.

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