Traffic redirected due to major wreck on Interstate 40 wreck

UPDATE: According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, there was a wreck on Interstate 40 between Helium and Soncy that was causing backup on Interstate 40. One semi-truck was stopped due to the backup on the Interstate 40 overpass over Helium Road when it was rear ended by another semi. One person was transported to a local hospital via LifeStar. Another person was transported via ambulance. Westbound traffic is moving however eastbound traffic is being redirected.

At this time traffic on Interstate 40 west of Amarillo is being redirected due to multiple wrecks. Traffic is backed up to Soncy Road at this time. Eastbound Interstate 40 traffic is being redirected.

Please make way for emergency vehicles or find an alternative route if you can.

We have a crew at the scene and will provide more details as they are released