TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 EB Partially blocked east of Papermill

KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) An overturned car is slowing traffic on I-40 eastbound just east of Papermil Road.

Eye in the Sky Pete Michaels is reporting that traffic is backed up eastbound to the West Hills exit.

Images from TDOT's Smartway cameras show traffic open in the two left lanes.

Three vehicles are involved in the accident and there are reports of injuries, but it's unknown how severe they are.

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