Car collides with FedEx tractor trailer

Car collides with FedEx tractor trailer
(Source: WMC Action News 5)
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A car collided with a FedEx tractor-trailer early Tuesday morning.

The crash happened on Republican Drive near the Memphis International Airport.

According to police, the FedEx tractor-trailer was sitting in the westbound lanes on Democrat Road waiting to turn left when the arrow light turned green. As the tractor-trailer was trying to turn, a 19-year-old woman drove eastbound through the intersection.

The 19-year-old crashed into the tractor-trailer. She was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

FedEx released the following statement after this incident:

"Our immediate concern is for the driver injured and our thoughts are with the person, we are cooperating with authorities."

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