THP: 1 killed in wreck that times up I-40 East in West Knox
KNOXVILLE — At least one person was killed when a tractor-trailer overturned onto another vehicle at an Interstate 40/75 exit ramp in West Knox County this evening, authorities said.
Personnel still are working to clear the crash scene at the eastbound exit to Campbell Station Road at mile marker 373, where the crash was reported at approximately 6:30 p.m.
At least one fatality was confirmed, according to a Tennessee Highway Patrol dispatcher, although details were not immediately available.
One eastbound lane of I-40/75 remains blocked.
Eastbound traffic attempting to take the Campbell Station Road exit at mile marker 373 is being diverted to the next exit at Lovell Road/mile marker 374, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.