Fatal Crash Closes All Lanes Of I-40 East Near Lebanon

Posted at 6:53 PM, Nov 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-25 12:58:18-05

A crash on Interstate 40 East has killed at least one person and closed all eastbound lanes while crews respond to the scene.

The crash happened east of Lebanon near Tuckers Crossroads around 6:30 p.m.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials said one person was killed in the crash. Their identity was not known.

Viewer, Andrew Wright, shot a video that shows what looks like two vehicles on fire and multiple cars parked along the side of the road as police work to help those involved.

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation expected the scene to be cleared by 11 p.m.

All eastbound lanes were closed. Traffic was being diverted to alternate routes.