Lanes of I-24 in Smyrna reopen after semi crash, fire

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A semi crashed and burst into flames on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County early Thursday morning.

The two-vehicle crash happened in the eastbound lanes near the Sam Ridley Parkway exit in Smyrna just before 5 a.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported the driver of the semi was able to escape the burning vehicle with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

The crash happened near the interior median so some lanes in both the east and westbound directions were closed until around 8:30 a.m.

No additional information was released.

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

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