UPDATE: Traffic flowing again after accident on northbound I-55

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV)  An accident near the Tennessee/Arkansas state line on Interstate-55 shut down northbound lanes of traffic Thursday morning.

Northbound traffic had to be diverted to alternate routes.

TDOT estimated the cleanup would take until 11am, but traffic was flowing again shortly after 9am.

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