Seven tractor-trailers overturn on I-40 in Middle Tennessee


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Multiple tractor-trailers were overturned on Interstate 40 in Middle Tennessee on Saturday due to storms moving through the state.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that seven tractor-trailers overturned on portions of I-40 in Decatur, Benton, Humphreys and Henderson Counties due to straight-line winds

State troopers made the scene to clear the roadway.

All affected lanes on I-40 were reopened around 9 p.m. Saturday.

A local resident provided WREG the below photos of some of the overturned trucks on I-40 over the Tennessee River.


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