1 hospitalized in tractor trailer crash on I-40 bridge

1 hospitalized in tractor trailer crash on I-40 bridge

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A crash on the Hernando DeSoto Bridge sent one person to the hospital and slowed traffic crossing into Memphis.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police said a tractor trailer crashed with a Nissan while driving on the bridge. The Nissan's driver was thrown out of the car. He was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The initial version of this story said two people were hospitalized. That was updated when police received more information.]

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