Car fire, accidents slow I-40, I-24 in Davidson County

Car fire, accidents slow I-40, I-24 in Davidson County (Image 1)
Car fire, accidents slow I-40, I-24 in Davidson County (Image 1)

Traffic was slow Friday morning along two Nashville interstates after a car fire and several crashes.

The car fire occurred around 8 a.m. on I-40 West at mile marker 205, near the exit for 46th Avenue.  It was cleared about 30 minutes later.

A tractor trailer jack-knifed on I-24 East at mile marker 57, not too far from Haywood Lane.  Traffic was affected with the right lanes blocked.

An injury accident occurred just after 7 a.m. on I-40 West at mile marker 220 near Bell Road. Westbound traffic was affected with the right lanes blocked and traffic was backed up for miles.

North of town, a futon in the roadway was blocking eastbound traffic on Briley Parkway near the Clarksville Pike exit.

No further details were released.

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