SMITH COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A portion of Interstate 40 has reopened after a semi-truck overturned early Wednesday morning in Smith County.
The incident occurred just before 4 a.m. at mile marker 251 in the westbound lanes of I-40 near Grant Highway, about 10 miles east of Lebanon.
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According to the Smith County Rescue Squad, the semi overturned and lost a majority of its cargo, blocking all westbound lanes of traffic.
Crews on scene say both of the westbound lanes are now reopened and the crash has been moved to the shoulder of the roadway.
The Smith County Rescue Squad says crews expect to shut down one lane of traffic around 9 a.m. to perform additional clean-up.
No other information was immediately released.
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