Memphis DUI van rear-ended on I-40 off-ramp - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis DUI van rear-ended on I-40 off-ramp

(Source: TDOT) (Source: TDOT)

A Memphis police officer's car was rear-ended by another car on the off-ramp from Interstate 40 onto Sycamore View Road.

According to TDOT, the off-ramp was blocked from eastbound I-40 onto Sycamore View, but has since re-opened.

Investigators said the officer was in the merge lane waiting for a break in traffic when he was rear-ended by another car. The driver of that car is 17 years old.

Both cars received minor damages.

Police said the officer was taken to Regional Medical Center in non-critical condition. The teen was not injured.

The teen was issued a juvenile traffic summons for failure to maintain proper control.

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