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.
Hickman Co: I-40 WB is SHUT DOWN for an overturned tractor trailer crash near Bucksnort, at mile marker 152. If you're heading to West TN this will impact you through 10 am! You can go north through McEwen or south through Centerville to get around this #5LiveTraffic
— Rebecca Schleicher (@NC5_RSchleicher) April 16, 2019
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.