Four-vehicle wreck on I-40 sends two to the hospital

(WBIR - Knoxville) A semi-truck rolled over on I-40 eastbound Sunday evening, blocking off part of the highway for several hours and sending two people to the hospital.

According to Knoxville Police dispatch, the accident happened at 6:10 p.m. near the Papermill Drive exit. Knoxville Police said the semi, as well as three other vehicles, were involved in the crash.

Rural Metro dispatchers said two people were taken to the hospital with injuries.

As of 11 p.m. Sunday, the right lane of I-40 was still blocked off to traffic.

Authorities have not released the identities of the people hurt.


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