Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Firery Crash Cause Major Insterstate Delay

FAIRVIEW, TN- Tennessee Department of Transportation officials say that I-40 eastbound was closed until approximately noon on Wednesday. TDOT workers briefly opened one lane to help with the massive delays on the interstate but have since closed all of the lanes again

According to TDOT, a semi truck carrying crates of glass bottles hit a concrete barrier near mile marker 178 in Dickson County, causing the truck to burst into flames and spill fuel onto the roadway.

The accident occurred this morning near Route 840 in Dickson County.

Officials say the clean up is expected take until at least 10 p.m. 

The truck driver, passenger and a dog all escaped without injury.