Jackknifed Amazon truck blocking I-65 South near I-840

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Posted at 6:20 AM, Feb 18, 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Icy conditions in Middle Tennessee have created hazardous travel conditions for drivers Thursday morning.

A crash has closed I-65 South at mile marker 57 near I-840 in Williamson County. TDOT did not have an estimated time of reopening.

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Amazon truck blocks I-65 South in Williamson County.
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Numerous crashes and issues have been reported along Interstate 24. At least two semi crashes have been reported and at least two tractor trailers have gotten stuck on the eastbound I-24 exit ramp on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.

Also on I-24, a semi slid down an embankment near Haywood Lane.

On I-65, a truck hit a slick spot and hit a guardrail near Old Hickory Boulevard in Brentwood.

So far, no major issues have been reported. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said most interstates are passable, with at least one to two lanes open.

A second round of winter weather moved through overnight Wednesday, bringing more snow to the area. An off and on wintry mix is expected to continue today.

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