Crashes stall traffic on I-40 eastbound and westbound

Crashes stall traffic on I-40 eastbound and westbound

SHELBY COUNTY, TN (WMC) - Traffic was jammed on the I-40 from the flyover past Sycamore View on Saturday afternoon.

According to TDOT, both I-40 eastbound and westbound were affected by two separate crashes.

One crash reportedly involved an 18-wheeler that rolled into a ditch near I-40E and 385, according to Shelby County Fire Department.

Investigators are looking into whether the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The other crash happened near the I-40 and I-240 flyover. There is no word on what caused either crash.

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