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6-Car Crash Snarls Traffic On I-65N In Franklin

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Posted at 7:41 AM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 11:35:09-04

A crash involving six vehicles has caused major gridlock on northbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Franklin.

The incident was reported around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday at exit 69, near Cool Springs Boulevard and Moores Lane.

Details of the crash were unclear at this time.

Injuries have been reported. 

Officials with Franklin Police said the wreck had blocked three lanes of the interstate. Major delays were reported in the area.

Police advised motorists to seek an alternate route. Traffic was backed up in that area for a few hours.

Multiple smaller crashes happened throughout that area causing traffic to remain slow during the morning hours. One of those wrecks, reported at 9:23 a.m. near mile marker 70, blocked the left lane to northbound drivers. It was reportedly set to be cleared within an hour.