Multiple tractor-trailers blown over on I-40 in Saint Francis County

WATCH: Multiple tractor-trailers blown over on I-40 in Saint Francis County

SAINT FRANCIS COUNTY, Ark. — I-40 in Saint Francis County was closed Saturday morning after multiple tractor-trailers were blown over due to heavy winds.

As many as 10 tractor-trailers overturned because of high winds.

“We knew it was going to storm. We didn’t think it was going to be this bad," said tow truck operator Fisher Roberts.

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The Arkansas State Transportation Department said the accidents shut down the interstate for huors.

“This is the first time I have ever seen that . And one of the county deputies, my buddy said this is first time he has ever seen that," said Roberts.

A spokesman with the state police said there were no fatalities but the number of accidents kept tow truck operators busy to get the highway re-opened.

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