Injury Wreck On I-40 in Benton County

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BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. – THP confirms that the driver in a morning car crash has been air lifted to a Nashville hospital. Interstate 40 westbound was shut down for about an hour near the 130 mile marker in Benton County, Wednesday morning. Crews on the scene say a department of corrections van blew a tire and hit a semi. While crews were cleaning up that scene, a pick-up truck rear-ended another semi. The driver of the pick-up had to be cut out with the jaws of life and was life-lighted to a Nashville hospital. The interstate is now open.

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