Icy overpass causes 10-car crash at I-65 South to Ellington Pkwy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The overpass off-ramp from Interstate 65 South to Ellington Parkway was closed for several hours Friday.

Metro police told News 2 at least 10 cars crashed around 1:30 p.m. as the bridge froze over near Briley Parkway.

(Photo: WKRN)

At least 3 people were transported to a nearby hospital, but it’s not yet known how seriously they were hurt.

The overpass remained closed until 4 p.m. Northbound traffic was not affected.

See the current traffic conditions at wkrn.com/traffic.

Friday’s weather made travel hazardous across the entire state with rain turning to sleet and heavy snow in some areas. Click here to read the latest.