KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 have reopened after they were closed near downtown Friday afternoon as crews responded to an overturned tractor-trailer, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

The Knoxville Police Department led the crash investigation. KPD spokesperson Scott Erland said the driver of the semi suffered minor injuries and was transported to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for treatment.

Erland also said the driver was cited for driving too fast for the conditions. No other injuries were reported in the crash.

The other car involved according to Erland just hit some of the debris from the tractor-trailer and got a flat tire.

The crash occurred around 12 p.m. Lanes began reopening just after 2 p.m. All lanes then reopened by 2:45 p.m. TDOT spokesperson Mark Nagi said I-40 West at mile marker 389 near the Hall of Fame Drive exit had closed due to the incident.

Nagi also said the tractor-trailer was hauling 30,000 pounds of granite.

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Traffic was congested in the area along I-40 West near downtown for a few hours while crews worked the scene. WATE 6 On Your Side has reached out to authorities for preliminary information.