I-24 in Rutherford County reopens after driver slams into tree

Dump truck overturns at I-24 and Bell Road (Image 1)
Dump truck overturns at I-24 and Bell Road (Image 1)

Interstate 24 in Rutherford County has reopened Saturday morning after a single car accident. 

Authorities said a driver lost control of their vehicle and slammed into a tree near Almaville Road in Smyrna around 7:30 a.m.

The motorist was extricated before being airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville for treatment. 

An update on their condition was not immediately known. 

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