Ramp Blocked On I-40 Due To Crash Near Airport

Posted at 5:00 PM, Nov 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-03 18:32:02-04

A crash on Interstate 40 shut down multiple lanes and an off-ramp.

The wreck happened around 4:35 p.m. Thursday in the eastbound lanes of the interstate near Exit 216 for the Nashville International Airport.

Details had not been released on the cause of the crash or if any injuries were involved.

The right lanes had been blocked to eastbound traffic. Less than an hour after the crash, lanes reopened; however, the off-ramp to the airport remained closed. Westbound drivers were not affected.

Crews estimated the roadway would be cleared by 6 p.m.