KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT)- A five car crash on I-40 west near 17the street is expected to be cleaned up within the hour.
KPD confirms five cars were involved, and three people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say it happen a little after 6:30 when a silver car waiting to merge from I-275 onto I-40 west failed to yield, causing a chain reaction with the cars behind it.
The driver which sparked the wreck is expected to face at least a citation.
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