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I-65 South reopens in Brentwood after crash, cargo fire; No injuries reported

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 21:59:39-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A crash involving a pickup truck and a semi closed southbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Brentwood on Wednesday morning. The roadway has reopened after being closed for several hours.

The collision was reported around 9:30 a.m. near Old Hickory Boulevard, exit 74. And lanes weren't fully reopened until around 7 p.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the semi, which was hauling steel, lost its load as a result of the crash. The cab of the semi later caught fire.

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A crash involving a semi and passenger vehicle has closed I-65 at exit 74.
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Thick smoke could be seen billowing from the wreck.
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Image: City of Brentwood

The crash has snarled traffic along the interstate for miles. No injuries were reported, Brentwood police said.