Driver injured after semi overturns on I-24 in Rutherford County

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(Graphic: WKRN)

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A driver was injured after a tractor trailer overturned on Interstate 24 in Rutherford County early Monday morning.

According to The Tennessee Department of Transportation, it happened just after 12:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes at exit 89, which is Buchanan Road.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating the crash and told News 2 the truck was hauling paper.

It was unknown how badly the driver was injured or what caused the crash, but one lane was open by 2 a.m. with rubbernecking delays in the westbound lanes.

TDOT estimates it to be cleared by 7 a.m.

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