Crash involving overturned tractor-trailer closes I-24 West in Cheatham County

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer has closed a portion of Interstate 24 in Cheatham County Monday morning.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes near the New Hope Road exit just before 6 a.m.

The roadway is closed from Exit 31 to Highway 49 and is not expected to fully reopen to traffic until 4 p.m. Traffic is being diverted from the interstate at Exit 31.

No one was injured and nothing is leaking from the vehicle involved in the crash, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The tanker did leak some gasoline but the leak has since been contained. THP said crews were working to offload sections of the tanker to clear the scene.

No additional information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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