Driver Suffers Medical Issue, Semi-Truck Jackknifes Across I-40 - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

Driver Suffers Medical Issue, Semi-Truck Jackknifes Across I-40

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A semi-truck jackknifed on Interstate 40 overnight, blocking the roadway for hours.

The westbound lanes were shut down for more than three hours near I-40/24 East between Fesslers Lane near Donelson.

Authorities believe the truck driver suffered a medical condition before he veered left off the eastbound roadway around 1 a.m. Tuesday, causing his truck to block all four lanes of westbound traffic.

The driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition. His identity was not immediately released.

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