APD: Please avoid eastbound I-40

Interstate 40 eastbound out of Amarillo backed up due to a wreck.

The Amarillo Police Department is working several accidents along east bound I-40. According to APD, one accident near Whitaker Rd. involves at least 5 vehicles. Another accident, also eastbound, involves several vehicles over the downtown interchange. They ask you to please use caution if you have to get out. Road conditions continue to decline as snow continues to fall. Please avoid the areas as emergency crews work to clear the roadways.