I-40 Back Open After Crash Involving Semi Near Kilpatrick Turnpike

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 8:47 am
By: News 9

All lanes of westbound Interstate 40 have been re-opened after a crash involving s semi-truck near the Kilpatrick Turnpike late Monday night.

Emergency crews responded to the two-vehicle collision involving a semi-truck and a pickup just after 10 p.m.

A man and his young daughter were in the pickup at the time of the collision. No one was seriously injured.

News 9 Photojournalist Michael Johnston was on the scene. He said it appeared that the front end of the semi hit the rear of the pickup truck. The pickup then spun around, facing the opposite direction.

The westbound lanes of Interstate 40 were shut down briefly as crews worked to clear the scene of the wreck. All lanes are back open as of Tuesday morning.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.