String of crashes closes I-40 West in Henderson County

I-40 (Courtesy: THP)

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A string of crashes closed Interstate 40 West in Henderson County.

The crash was reported around 12:30 p.m. near Natchez Trace State Park on the snow-covered roadway.

Multiple vehicles were involved, including tractor-trailers and a TDOT Help truck. As of this time, there are no reports of injuries.

(Courtesy: Jason Arrington)

Westbound traffic is affected with roadway completely closed as crews work to clear the area. It is expected to reopen at 9:30 p.m. Traffic is reportedly backed up for several miles.

Eastbound traffic is affected with no delays. See the current traffic conditions at

Friday’s weather made travel hazardous across the entire state with rain turning to sleet and heavy snow in some areas. Click here to read the latest.