4 killed in Sunday morning crash - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

4 killed in Sunday morning crash

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Four people died Sunday morning in a traffic accident involving a speeding motorcycle and a jeep.

The crash occurred just before 1:00 a.m. on Interstate 40 at the North Watkins Road overpass.

Witnesses told police a Jeep Cherokee was traveling westbound when a motorcycle traveling at a high rate of speed swerved in front of it.

Police say the driver of the Jeep swerved to avoid the motorcycle, but lost control. The jeep went airborne and landed on its roof on North Watkins.

All four people inside the Jeep were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names have not been released.

Police are still investigating.

 

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