Injury crash causes back up on I-40 in Wilson County

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WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A crash on I-40 in Wilson County may be causing back up for those headed to the area.

Tennessee Highway Patrol says an injury crash involving multiple cars happened at mile marker 239 in Wilson County. A semi-truck left the roadway and landed on the train tracks below.

Officials said the truck driver didn’t realize traffic was slowing down on the interstate and caused a chain reaction crash.

THP is advising all drivers to seek an alternate route to avoid the area.

No estimated time was given for the road reopening.

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