Accident on I-640 West near Broadway causes traffic back-up

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --A crash on the east end of I-640 Monday during the morning commute caused a few headaches, when traffic came to a halt.

The accident happened near the Broadway exit, forcing a nearly four-mile traffic back-up to around Millertown Pike.

All lanes were shut down in that area, while crews worked the crash.

There were no serious injuries reported.

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