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Truck Spills Frozen Food Onto I-40; Lanes Expected To Reopen At Midnight

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Posted at 7:40 PM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 23:14:37-04

A tractor trailer truck spilled frozen food onto Interstate 40 West in Wilson County keeping the road closed for several hours.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol officials, the truck was hauling approximately 30,000 pounds of frozen food. 

The truck was involved in a crash Wednesday just before 6 p.m., which caused it to overturn and spill some of its contents.

Injuries were reported in the crash. However, officials had not yet released any information on those injuries.

It happened at the 840 in Lebanon. The road was expected to reopen by midnight.