Serious crash closes lanes on I-40

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A crash on I-40 East near Watt Road has closed down the left lanes, TDOT reported.

Dispatch said that the call for a wreck came in at about 5:37 p.m. As of almost 6 p.m., crews were still out at the area surveying the scene. TDOT said that the crash was "serious."

No word was given on possible injuries, but TDOT said the road was expected to be cleared by 6:44 p.m.