Downed power line slows I-55 traffic - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Downed power line slows I-55 traffic

A downed power line has slowed traffic on I-55 in Memphis this morning.

Officials tell Action News 5 that a power line has fallen on top of a car on I-55 westbound near the Third Street exit.

Traffic is backing up in both directions as officials work to clear the accident from the roadway.

Motorists are being advised to seek an alternate route if they are planning on traveling through the area over the next several hours.

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