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.


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