By mtjulietintern

A five-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 near mile-marker 232 just past the Highway 109 exit temporarily shut down both eastbound lanes Friday evening.

The wreck happened at about 5:30 p.m. and included one person temporarily trapped. Three Wilson Emergency Management Agency ambulances took three people to area hospitals.

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the wreck was cleared by 7:20 p.m.

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