Tanker truck wreck blocks I-240

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. —A tanker truck wreck has caused heavy traffic delays, Tennessee Department of Transportation said.

It happened on I-240 and Airways Boulevard after a car and an 18-wheeler crashed around 2 p.m. Friday afternoon.

The accident caused the tractor trailer to rupture the fuel tank, approximately 300 gallons of diesel spilled on the ground.

TDOT said clean-up crews were on the scene.

I-240 westbound at Airways is shut down. Eastbound traffic was not affected.

An adult female with facial Injuries was transported in non-critical to the hospital, the Memphis Fire Department said.

The details of the accident are under investigation by police.

The accident should be cleared by 4:45 p.m.

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