Update: All Lanes Of I-40 East Open

Knoxville (WVLT) - All lanes of I-40 East Near Papermill Drive are open once again after an accident caused a major back-up.

Police say all vehicles have been moved off the interstate and the debris cleaned up.

A tractor-trailer jack-knifed and hit another truck and a car just before 7:00 am, causing a traffic backup of several miles.

Knoxville firefighters are had to clean up fuel that spilled from the tanks on the truck.

No one was hurt.


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