ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A tractor trailer fire caused major delays on Interstate 65 near the Tennessee, Kentucky state line early Wednesday morning.
The crash was reported around 3:42 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Robertson County near mile marker 118.
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Both southbound lanes were closed for several hours Wednesday morning as crews worked to extinguish the flames. Motorists were diverted at the TN/KY state line to take Exit 121 as an alternate route. All lanes were reopened around 8:30 a.m.
According to TDOT, the tractor trailer was hauling metal shavings.
No injuries toward the driver or emergency personnel were reported. No other information was immediately released.
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