NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A truck hauling scrap metal overturned in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 early Monday morning.

The crash was reported just before 6:30 a.m. on Interstate 24 at Exit 49 which is the Shelby Avenue and Korean Veterans Boulevard exit. 

According to Metro police, the truck overturned while attempting to avoid hitting a vehicle that slowed in front of it.

Officers say while slowing down, the truck’s load shifted which caused the truck to overturn.

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Source: WKRN

Officials say the truck was hauling a trailer full of scrap metal. The female driver suffered minor injuries and was not transported to a local hospital.

TDOT says the exit ramp is expected to reopen around 11 a.m. due to a fuel leak and the fact the crash occurred under an overhead sign.

No other information was immediately released.

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