Traffic Alert: Wrecks Back Up I-65 And Hwy. 49 - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

Traffic Alert: Wrecks Back Up I-65 And Hwy. 49

Sky5 footage of Highway 49 East in Robertson Co. near Owens Chapel Road. Sky5 footage of Highway 49 East in Robertson Co. near Owens Chapel Road.

A major wreck at mile marker 2 on I-65 in Kentucky backed up traffic for close to 10 miles.

A tractor trailer and a tow truck that hauls tractor trailers both overturned, causing the backup.

I-65 was closed right after the accident, but was opened back up around 4:45 p.m. Traffic was diverted for a time onto State Highway 52 and State Highway 31. Side roads were backed up, as well.

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Highway 49 East was also shut down for a while in Robertson Co. near Owens Chapel Road.

Four cars were involved in the accident, and LifeFlight was dispatched for an injury.

There was no word after the accident on the conditions of the accident victims.

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