Traffic

Part of I-40 closes after tractor-trailer crash

Posted September 16, 2020 4:55 a.m. EDT

— A driver of a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 40 near the Airport Boulevard exit early Wednesday morning.

He was not paying attention to the road, according to officials, and drifted off the roadway and hit jersey barriers at Exit 284 around 2:30 a.m.

Part of I-40 near the exit was shut down while crews worked to the clear the scene, according to officials.

The driver only suffered from minor cuts and bruises as a result from the crash. Authorities say he was not transported to the hospital.

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