Overturned semi on I-24 clears up after 12 hours

Officials responded to the scene of an overturned tractor trailer around 3 p.m. Thursday on I-24 East between exits 53 and 54 at Briley Parkway.

The scene is no longer active and did not clear until around 3:30 a.m.

According to police, the incident is took so long to clear because there is content in the truck that cannot get wet. No word on what exactly the content is at this time.

The cause of the accident and injuries are unknown.

Stay with Fox 17 News for updates.

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