Tractor Trailer Wrecks on I40
7 Eyewitness News Staff
A wreck on Interstate 40 early Friday evening shut down the roadway for a spell and sent several people to the hospital.
The first call for help was made to the Tennessee Highway Patrol at 6:10 p.m. In all, troopers say four vehicles and semi were involved in the collision. The cars ended up in the median separating the east and west-bound lanes, while the big rig came to a stop in the woods on the west-bound side of the interstate.
Troopers on the scene said the semi was actually headed east and appeared to cross the median and both lanes of west-bound traffic before ending up in the woods.
No other details were being released as of late Friday night.