SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Friday morning motorists ran into major delays in Sumner County due to an overturned tractor-trailer that blocked Interstate 65 South.

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) said the vehicle overturned at mile marker 103 around 6:15 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, leading to the closure of the southbound right lane on I-65.

However, by 10:30 a.m., crews had closed all southbound travel lanes, leaving only the shoulders open. Meanwhile, TDOT’s online traffic map is showing traffic backups stretching past mile marker 110:

Sumner County overturned tractor-trailer map
(Courtesy: Tennessee Department of Transportation)

As of 11:30 a.m., TDOT said only the southbound right shoulder is closed at mile marker 103 on I-65, but motorists are still significantly delayed for at least five miles along the interstate:

(Courtesy: Tennessee Department of Transportation)

Just before noon, the icon for the overturned vehicle was removed from TDOT’s map, indicating the scene had been cleared.

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No additional information has been released about the circumstances surrounding this incident, including whether anyone was injured.

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