Crash causes massive backup on I-40 - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Crash causes massive backup on I-40

(WMC-TV) - Action News 5 is tracking a crash involving a tractor trailer on the Hernando/Desoto or I-40 bridge - heading west into Arkansas.

All lanes of traffic are blocked. You can take I-55 northbound on the old bridge to get around this massive backup.

We have a crew on the scene right now getting details. Traffic tracker Janeen Gordon will have the latest throughout the morning newscast. We will also keep you updated online at wmctv.com.

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