I-40E in Roane County clear after crews remove damaged FedEx truck

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UPDATE (12:30 p.m.) — The wreck has been removed and traffic is flowing as normal in this area.

A statement released by FedEx said there were no serious injuries.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Traffic coming off the plateau in Roane County is slowed as emergency crews work to clear a wreck involving a semi that left the roadway.

Tennessee Department of Transportation camera shows a semi, with the FedEx logo on its trailer, laying on its side down an embankment.

First and foremost, we are grateful there were no serious injuries as a result of the incident in Rockwood. FedEx Ground quickly dispatched teams to assist in the cleanup of the area, and we are cooperating fully with the investigating authorities at this time. Customers with questions about their shipments can track their packages on fedex.com.”

SPokesperson for fedex

Traffic is flowing again through the affected area.

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