Tanker carrying thousands of gallons of milk overturns on I-65


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A crash involving an overturned tanker truck reportedly carrying thousands of gallons of milk closed a portion of Interstate 65 South just north of downtown Nashville.  

The crash happened around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday at the I-65/I-24 split near Exit 86. 

Metro police reported the crash involved the tanker and an out-of-county ambulance.

Minor injuries were reported in the crash. 

The Tennessee Department of Transportation helped to manage the lane closure and the roadway fully reopened to traffic just before 4:00 a.m. 

According to Metro police, the milk has to be removed from the tanker before it can be towed away. 

No additional information was immediately released. 

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(This story was originally published on February 13, 2019)

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