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Crash alert: Tractor-trailer overturns in Nashville, shutting down I-40

by Ponce Law | October 21st, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – According to News Channel 5, a tractor-trailer accident slowed down traffic on Interstate 40 in Nashville early Wednesday morning.

The semi overturned on I-40 west near exit 208 just off Interstate 65 at about 4:45 a.m. No injuries were reported but first responders were concerned about a possible gas leak.

All westbound lanes of I-40 were closed just north of the downtown area for several hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene and remove the truck. Drivers were advised to take I-440 as an alternate route. I-40 reopened at about 9 a.m.

It is not yet clear what caused the semi to overturn.

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