LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A crash involving several vehicles snarled traffic on I-40 East near West Hills Friday evening.
It started just after 6:30 p.m. when a wheel came loose from one vehicle and rolled into the side of another. The car with three wheels came to a stop. No one was injured.
As officers were headed to clear the roadway, another vehicle smashed into the stalled car. That caused a chain reaction involving four different vehicles which crashed one after the other.
Knoxville firefighters extricated two people from their vehicles. A total of three people were transported to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
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