NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A portion of Interstate 40 was closed after a tractor-trailer hauling Publix brand potato bites overturned Monday morning.

The crash happened in the eastbound lanes of I-40 at the I-40/24 split near downtown Nashville around 10:19 a.m. at mile marker 211.

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According to the Nashville Fire Department, three people involved in the crash were transported to Saint Thomas Midtown. The extent of their injuries was not immediately released.

I-40 East was closed just beyond Exit 211B. Eastbound traffic was diverted onto I-24 West. The on-ramp from 2nd and 4th Ave to I-40 East was also closed.

The semi was leaking diesel fuel. The roadway reopened to traffic around 12:45 p.m.

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