NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Rain continued to fall across Nashville Monday morning, causing delays on many local interstates.
A crash on Interstate 40 East in Bellevue just after 4 a.m. was cleared relatively quickly, while an overturned tractor-trailer on Briley South near I-24 at 4:30 a.m. was not cleared until 8 a.m.
Authorities told News 2 the overturned vehicle was hauling groceries. The ramp reopened shortly after 5:48 a.m. and crews will return after 9 a.m. to remove the truck.
A second accident on I-24 near Sam Ridley Parkway caused backup of over 10 miles, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol.
An accident on I-65 south near mile-marker 75 was cleared by 8 a.m.
More than 2,000 Cumberland Electric customers were without power in Montgomery, Robertson and Sumner counties. More than 2,000 NES customers were also affected.
Temperatures are expected to bounce back to the low 60s Monday afternoon as some sun returns.
A breeze of 25 mph is expected, and a stray shower is possible this afternoon north of I-40.