I-40 briefly shut down when power lines fell on vehicles - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

I-40 briefly shut down when power lines fell on vehicles

(Source: TDOT) (Source: TDOT)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A portion of Interstate 40 closed for about 30 minutes Tuesday when power lines fell on top of several vehicles.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. on both eastbound and westbound lanes of I-40 near the Appling Road exit. 

Law enforcement shut down the interstate and detoured cars around the power lines, as crews cleared the road. 

The interstate was reopened before 11 a.m.

Copyright 2018 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly