MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man was killed in a crash on the interstate late Wednesday night.
It happened on I-240 as the driver was traveling eastbound from Millbranch Road.
Memphis police said the driver lost control of the vehicle before it veered across two lanes and into a grass median, hitting a TDOT sign. The car caught on fire after hitting the sign.
According to police, several witnesses pulled the driver, 40-year-old Rodney Branch, from the vehicle before it was engulfed in flames.
They tried to save him, but were unsuccessful.
Branch was pronounced dead at the scene.