Semi overturns, closes I-65 in Franklin - WKRN News 2

Semi overturns, closes I-65 in Franklin

Posted: Updated: Feb 10, 2014 3:13 PM CST
Courtesy: Franklin Police Department Courtesy: Franklin Police Department
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -

An overturned tractor trailer had Interstate 65 South in Williamson County closed for most of the day Monday.

The crash occurred around 7:30 a.m. at the Peytonsville Road exit at mile marker 61 in Franklin.

The truck overturned and slid down an embankment just off the interstate.

Southbound traffic was affected with the roadway closed. Traffic was diverted off I-65 at Murfreesboro Road.

Crews removed the damaged rig and the highway reopened just after 3 p.m.

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash or if the driver was injured.

No other vehicles were involved.

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