WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Motorists spent Sunday afternoon and evening dealing with delays in Williamson County due to a rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 840 near Interstate 65.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) said an overturned vehicle was reported at 2:19 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17 at mile marker 31.6 on I-840 East.
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According to TDOT’s SmartWay map, the eastbound left shoulder, left lane, and middle lane were blocked for several hours due to the crash, causing some major backups along the interstate.
As of 9 p.m., the wreck site has been cleared, officials reported.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office encouraged motorists to seek alternate routes while crews cleaned up the scene of the crash.
Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) told News 2 that a 2021 Kenworth tractor-trailer was heading eastbound near mile marker 32 on I-840 when it overturned, coming to a rest in the median and eastbound travel lanes.
According to authorities, the 31-year-old Tennessean driving the tractor-trailer was wearing his seatbelt, but he was still injured in the crash. There is no word on the nature of his injuries.
No additional details have been released about the cause of the wreck.
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