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KPD: All lanes of I-640 West back open after crash involving tractor-trailer

The Knoxville Police Department said a portion of I-640 West was closed Saturday afternoon after a single-vehicle tractor-trailer crash.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — UPDATE (9:15 p.m.): The Knoxville Police Department said that all lanes were back open after a portion of I-640 West closed. It was closed so crews could clean up after the crash, which involved a tractor-trailer.


The Knoxville Police Department said that a  portion of I-640 West near Dutch Valley Road was closed after a tractor-trailer crash Saturday afternoon.

They said the crash did not involve any other cars and did not report any injuries in the crash. However, the tractor-trailer initially blocked two lanes while and the highway was closed as fans left Neyland Stadium for the Vols game.

Crews conducted cleanup work after the crash, and police said that I-640 West was closed around 2:35 p.m. so crews could finish their work. They said drivers should seek alternate routes.

No other information about the crash, such as circumstances surrounding it or what the tractor-trailer was carrying, was not immediately available. This story will be updated when more information is available.