Man killed in 2-vehicle crash on I-40W bridge

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man was killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles on I-40 westbound on the Hernando DeSoto Bridge on Monday afternoon.

According to Memphis Police Department, a stalled brown Toyota Camry was hit by a Jeep Wrangler. A man was crushed and killed in the accident.

The westbound lanes of the bridge are reduced to one lane. The eastbound lanes do not appear to be affected at this time.

TDOT cameras show a tractor trailer also appears to be involved.

The crash happened around 3:30 p.m., but TDOT crews said it will not be cleared until 6 p.m.

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if possible.

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