HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – An overturned tractor-trailer has blocked all lanes on I-40 westbound Wednesday morning in Haywood County.

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the crash happened at 8:32 a.m. on I-40 near the Great Smoky Mountains Expressway near Canton.

The road is closed one mile prior to Exit 27.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.