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 wkrn.com/traffic.

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.