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Overturned Tanker Truck Blocks Lane Of I-24W In Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – An overturned tanker truck blocked the left lane of I-24 westbound in Clarksville on Wednesday morning.

The crash was reported at mile marker 11 around 10 a.m. Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the tanker truck was carrying 8,600 gallons of gasoline, and both fuel tanks were leaking.

Traffic was backed up for miles. It is not expected to be clear until 3 p.m., according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Smartway map.

It was unclear if the driver of the tanker truck was injured.

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