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‘Code red’ traffic alert issued for I-65 in Nashville


A ‘code red’ traffic alert has been issued for Interstate 65 in Tennessee this morning. 

Interstate 65 southbound in Sumner County has been closed with no estimated time for reopening following a wreck and fuel spill near mile marker 103 and Williamson Road. 

According to Fox 17, a semi truck jackknifed on the interstate and ruptured a fuel tank, leaking 150 gallons of fuel across the roadway. The cause of the jackknife is not clear. 

As of 8:30 a.m., crews are working to soak up the spilled diesel and haul away the wrecked rig, but there is still no estimated time for reopening of I-65 southbound. 

Traffic is currently backed up for miles and at a complete standstill. 


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