9 car accidents slow I-40 in Cookeville - WKRN News 2

9 car accidents slow I-40 in Cookeville

Posted: Updated: Jan 25, 2014 8:14 PM CST

A total of nine wrecks slowed traffic on Interstate 40 in Cookeville Saturday.

At 1:30 p.m., the Tennessee Highway Patrol reported both eastbound lanes were closed after crews responded to nine crashes between mile markers 301 and 298.

Dispatch received the first accident report around 11 a.m.  The accident appears to have had a chain-effect on the other eight wrecks reported.

THP reported no fatalities in any of the accidents, but says there were some injuries.

The number or severity of injuries was not immediately known.

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