Driver injured after tractor trailer carrying cheese flips over in North Nashville

(FOX 17 News)

Officials responded to an overturned tractor trailer accident at the I-65 North/ I-24 East split overnight.

According to police, the driver was taken to a hospital for a minor injury.

The semi reportedly hit a sign, lost control and flipped over. No other vehicles were involved.

Speed and an improperly balanced load is said to be possible factors.

The truck was carrying boxes of shredded cheese. Hazmat crews say the food is heading to the landfill.

The exit ramp is closed. Estimated clear time is 9 a.m.

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