RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – An accident involving a tractor-trailer affected traffic in Rutherford County Wednesday afternoon, according to WKRN.
The vehicle, which was hauling lime, overturned on Interstate 840 eastbound at mile marker 58.5. Minor injuries were reported in the crash.
Only one lane was getting by on the highway as county fire and rescue teams worked to clear the scene, and delays of several hours were expected.
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