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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40, Multi-Vehicle Crash

UPDATE (9:49 A.M.) All lanes are back open on I-40 East near Exit 51 after the earlier 5-vehicle crash.

UPDATE: (7:53 A.M.) One lane is closed & traffic is being re-routed on I-40 East, from 5-vehicle crash just past Sweeten Creek Road (Exit 51). Police tell us at least one lane will be closed for another hour. 3 people taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. 2 cars, a minivan, & 2 pickup trucks were involved.

UPDATE:(7:44 A.M.) One lane remains shut down on I-40 East from 5-vehicle crash just past Exit 51 (Sweeten Creek Rd.) Avoid the area if possible and expect delays.

(6:50 A.M.) One lane on I-40 East is shut down near Exit 51 (Sweeten Creek Road), due to a crash involving 5 vehicles. Expect delays if you're traveling I-40 East near Exit 51. Injuries are reported in this crash. Plan ahead and be patient as crews try to clear the scene.

You can take US-25 or Hendersonville Road to Mills Gap Road, if you need to get to Sweeten Creek Road.

Follow the Traffic Team on Twitter: @LBRIGMAN_WLOS, @KimAllison_WLOS, and @WLOS_13.


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