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I-40 West reopens near Lebanon after semi hits wall

Posted: 5:29 AM, Aug 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-06 08:42:05-04
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LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — One lane of Interstate 40 westbound has reopened near Lebanon after a crash involving a tractor trailer.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday at mile maker 236.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials said the semi was traveling west when the driver struck the wall. No one was hurt.

The impact of the crash caused fuel to spill on the interstate. So far, crews have opened the right lane to traffic.

Drivers can use Highway 70, Leeville Pike and Hartmann Drive as alternate routes. The Hartmann Drive on-ramp is open but the road behind it is closed.

Blayke Roznowski has additional details: