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TDOT: All lanes reopen on I-75 S. after semi overturns
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All southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Loudon County reopened after a tractor trailer overturned, shutting down the interstate for several hours Thursday.

The accident happened at mile marker 84, right after the I-40/I-17 split, shortly after 9:20 a.m. Officials reopened the southbound lanes shortly after 11:45 p.m.

Before the accident, the driver said he felt his cargo come loose. He drove in the median, where his truck turned over. At least two aluminum canister fell into the road way.

The accident backed up traffic for miles. Officers on scene said no one was seriously injured.


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