One dead in I-40 crash in Wilson County early Saturday morning

Posted at 6:28 AM, Apr 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-03 11:43:08-04

MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. (WTVF) — One person is dead following a crash on I-40 West in Wilson County early Saturday morning.

The crash near Exit 226 was reported just before 3 a.m.

According to Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Toyota Camry was headed east in the westbound lanes when it struck a semi truck that was traveling west.

One of the people in the Camry died due to their injuries in the crash.

Because of the crash, westbound lanes of I-40 in the area were closed as crews worked to clear the area. The scene of the crash was finally cleared shortly after 10:30 a.m.