KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A crash involving two tractor-trailers on Friday morning has closed a west Knoxville ramp off I-40 for hours.
The tractor-trailer was carrying 35,000 pounds of candy including M&Ms. / (TDOT)
The I-40 Eastbound ramp to Papermill Drive will be closed for several hours due to an overturned tractor-trailer carrying approximately 35,000 pounds of candy.
A little after 5 a.m. Knoxville police responded to the accident involving two tractor-trailers on the I-40 east ramp to Papermill Drive.
When police arrived they found one of the trucks had overturned.
Police have closed the ramp I-40 eastbound ramp to Papermill and Northshore ramp, and it's expected to be closed for several hours to clean up the crash.
TDOT said in a post that the ramp is expected to clear around 10:00 a.m. Friday morning.
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