Multiple tractor-trailer crashes reported along I-40 West in Wilson County

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WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — At least five crashes involving tractor-trailers closed a portion of Intestate 40 in Wilson County Tuesday morning.

The crashes happened in the westbound lanes near mile marker 240 around 7:45 a.m. The roadway is impacted from mile marker 245 to 240.

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol is assisting with the crash investigation. It is not known if anyone was injured in the crashes.

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The THP reported the road is extremely slick and asked motorists to slow down as most of the crashes could have been prevented by adjusting speed for the conditions.

A crash involving a jack-knifed tractor-trailer happened in the same area Tuesday morning as the ice storm moved across Middle Tennessee.

A portion of the roadway cleared for traffic around 9 a.m. Expect delays throughout the area.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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