KPD, KFD respond to overturned semi-truck on I-40

Knoxville Fire Department and Police Department officials responded to an overturned truck on I-40 East Monday, dispatch representatives told WVLT News.
Knoxville Fire Department and Police Department officials responded to an overturned truck on I-40 East Monday, dispatch representatives told WVLT News.
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 5:11 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 23, 2023 at 10:45 PM EST
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Knoxville Fire Department and Police Department officials responded to an overturned semi-truck on I-40 East Monday, dispatch representatives told WVLT News.

The wreck happened near the I-640 split, causing traffic backups along the interstate. Officials were not able to share many details but did say at least one person was injured in the wreck.

The driver was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to KPD spokesperson Scott Erland.