NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Several ice-related crashes caused delays and roadway closures Friday morning in Middle Tennessee.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol urged drivers to be careful, saying some bridges and overpasses were frozen.
Bridges & Overpasses are frozen!!!! Please slow down this morning, stay alert as you cannot see the ice. @THPNashville district has already had several reported ice related crashes this morning. 🚨 🚗 🛻 🧊— THPNashville (@THPNashville) February 12, 2021
Freezing fog is impacting roadways in several counties including Rutherford, Dickson, and Maury.— Kathryn Schulte (@SchulteTDOT) February 12, 2021
THP reported multiple ice-related crashes along I-840 in Murfreesboro. At one point, both directions of the interstate were closed for hours due to icing on overpasses.
This is one of THREE crashes on I-840 in Murfreesboro right now. Overpasses near I-24 and Hwy 41 are frozen! Troopers have shut down I-840 in the area to keep more cars away #5LiveTraffic pic.twitter.com/MjnbSRQ2xa— Rebecca Schleicher (@NC5_RSchleicher) February 12, 2021
In Nashville, at least one car spun out in the westbound exit ramp on I-40 near Nashville International Airport.
4 current crashes and every one of them is on a bridge or ramp. Elevated surfaces are still slick, friends!! This is Briley Pkwy at I-40 in the airport area. One car has spun around sideways #5LiveTraffic pic.twitter.com/hE077VKs8n— Rebecca Schleicher (@NC5_RSchleicher) February 12, 2021