Semi spills 43,000 pounds of pasta on Nashville interstate

By Sydney Warick, Content Producer

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    Nashville, TN (WSMV) -- An overturned tractor trailer shut down an on-ramp on I-24 eastbound near downtown early Wednesday.

According to TDOT, the tractor trailer rolled over near Exit 50A: Knoxville/Chattanooga around 7:30 a.m.

The semi was hauling 43,000 pounds of pasta, which spilled across the on-ramp.

Eastbound traffic was affected with the on-ramp blocked. Westbound traffic was not affected.

TDOT cleared the scene around 1:45 p.m.


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