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Wreck closes I-40 West early Saturday in West Knoxville

Wreck cleanup and the investigation continues.
Published: Jan. 30, 2021 at 5:23 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 30, 2021 at 8:58 AM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - I-40 westbound closed early Saturday morning due to a multiple vehicle wreck.

TDOT reports it happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. near mile marker 385. This is between the I-640 exit and the Papermill exit on I-40 west.

Traffic is being diverted onto I-640, as crews work on the cleanup and investigation.

Traffic being diverted onto I-640.
Traffic being diverted onto I-640.(WVLT)
Multi-vehicle wreck closed the interstate early Saturday morning.
Multi-vehicle wreck closed the interstate early Saturday morning.(WVLT)

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