2 separate crashes on I-40 WB cause delays - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

2 separate crashes on I-40 WB cause delays

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - Traffic on the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 slowed Friday afternoon as the result of two crashes involving multiple vehicles that occurred about two miles apart from one another.

The first crash was reported just before 1:30 p.m.

One lane was closed heading westbound on I-40 at Sycamore View Road.

A second accident occurred on I-40 westbound at Whitten Road just minutes later.

According to TDOT, a car ended up under a tractor-trailer.

Eastbound traffic was not affected.

Both accident scenes were cleared and traffic was moving freely by 3 p.m.

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