Multiple crashes shut down portion of I-40 in Tennessee

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. — State troopers in Tennessee are actively working multiple crashes on I-40 at the 120-mile marker. Authorities said some of the crashes involved commercial vehicles.

Tennessee Highway Patrol tweeted this picture just after 2 p.m. Friday of the scene. Authorities in Memphis said the interstate is shut down westbound between the 114 and the 120-mile markers in Henderson County at this time.

Authorities urge Middle and West Tennessee drivers to stay off the roads because roads are getting more hazardous.