Closed ramp now back open

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- The ramp from I-275 southbound to 640 is now open, according to our media partner, Newstalk 98.7.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- A semi-truck has crashed around 2: 30 this morning, getting off the ramp from 75 south to 640 east.

The truck ended up on its side.

Police tell us 275 south to 640 east is closed, but everything else in the area remains open.

KPD tells us it was carrying 43 thousand pounds of steel and that some of the steel may have spilled onto the road.

The driver was not hurt. No word right now on when the scene will be cleared.


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