Overturned tractor trailer closes I-40 West in Hickman County

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Posted at 9:04 AM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 11:47:59-04

CENTERVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A crash involving an overturned tractor trailer has closed westbound lanes of Interstate 40 in Hickman County.

The incident was reported shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday at mile marker 152 near Bucksnort.

The cause of the crash was not known; however, troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol said concrete debris is in the roadway.

Both directions of traffic were being diverted to alternate routes at exit 152.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation estimated the interstate to reopen around 12:30 p.m.