Traffic accident causes large backup on I-40 in Arkansas

An traffic accident on I-40 westbound in Arkansas, near exit 242, is causing major traffic problems this morning.  Action News 5's George Brown reports traffic is backed up at least 10 miles, to mile marker 252.

Roads between Forrest City and mile marker 252 are reported to be very icy this morning.  Officials are urging motorists to use extreme caution.

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