A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A commercial truck fire following an wreck on I-40E Thursday morning interrupted morning commutes, but left no one injured.
State Troopers arrived on the scene near Watt Rd. on I-40E Thursday morning to find the truck's cab completely engulfed in flames after receiving call on the incident at 9:10 a.m., according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The truck that caught fire rear ended another commercial truck Thursday morning before bursting into flames, THP is reporting.
All lanes of traffic are back open after being reduced to one lane during the Thursday morning commute, but one lane will be closed when wreckers arrive to remove the truck.
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