NASHVILLE (WSMV) - I-24 West near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit northwest of downtown Nashville was closed Monday morning after a tractor-trailer jack-knifed and caught fire.

I-24 Tractor-trailer crash

A tractor-trailer caught fire on I-24 West at Old Hickory Boulevard on Monday. (WSMV)

The accident occurred around 4:45 a.m. when the tractor-trailer hydroplaned and slammed into the bridge over Lickton Pike.

One lane reopened as of 6 a.m. The interstate has since reopened in the area.

The driver of the truck was able to get out and was not injured.

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Alexandria Adams joined the News4 team as a reporter in October 2017.

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