Overturned truck spills logs, fuel on Briley Pkwy. ramp
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Briley Parkway onramp from I-40 East was shut down after a truck overturned and spilled its load.
According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), a truck transporting lumber attempted to drive up the onramp/overpass to Briley Parkway North when it overturned, spilling lumber over the side and onto the grass field below.
TDOT reported a significant amount of fuel was also spilled on the ramp while the truck lay on its side.
No injuries are being reported, but Metro Police closed the ramp from I-40 East for crews to clean up the fuel, remove the lumber and roll the truck back over.
The truck crashed around 9 a.m. and the ramp is expected to remain closed until the afternoon.
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