Overturned tractor-trailer on I-40 blocks westbound traffic - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Overturned tractor-trailer on I-40 blocks westbound traffic

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FAYETTE COUNTY, TN -

(WMC-TV) An overturned tractor-trailer on I-40 in Fayette County, Tennessee is causing traffic tie-ups in the westbound lanes.

The truck overturned near mile marker 40. One of the closest towns is Somerville.

According to an Action News 5 viewer, the tractor trailer was carrying thousands of pounds of cashews, and there may be dozens of gallons of fuel on the ground to clean up.

The right, westbound lane has since re-opened, but there's no estimated time on when all lanes will be open.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol tells us this accident happened around 5:30 Sunday morning, and no one was hurt.

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