UPDATE: All lanes are open on I-75 in Campbell County where a tractor-trailer overturned and spilled 8,500 gallons of gasoline, a Tennessee Department of Transportation spokesman said early Saturday.
Friday evening, Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reported an overturned tractor-trailer crash that caused lane closures at mile marker 134 on I-75 North.
TDOT later tweeting out that the right lane remained closed, and drivers would see long-term closure as the tanker was breached, spilling thousands of gallons of gasoline.
This will be a long term right lane closure on I-75 North at MM 134 in Campbell County as the tanker is breached. This will require drilling and pumping off 8500 gallons of gasoline. pic.twitter.com/QvHOcD5eue— Mark Nagi (@MarkNagiTDOT) February 16, 2019
“This will require drilling and pumping off 8500 gallons of gasoline,” TDOT spokesperson Mark Nagi tweeted.
The cause of the accident was unknown as of 11:15 p.m. Friday.
The investigation was ongoing.