Crashes block traffic on Interstate 40 in Henderson County

UPDATE:

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol says lanes are open and beginning to move.

Traffic has not returned to normal, according to THP.

THP says to remain cautious while driving in the area.

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — The Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed two crashes on Interstate 40 have blocked the westbound lanes.

THP says both crashes involve tractor-trailer trucks.

The first crash is near mile marker 94 westbound. The second crash is near mile marker 98 westbound.

Injuries have been reported in both wrecks. The extent of those injuries is currently unknown.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area if possible and find alternate routes.

THP says traffic is being diverted at exit 108 westbound.

For more information on travel conditions, check the Tennessee Department of Transportation SmartWay map here.

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