Accident on I-40 westbound backs up traffic - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Accident on I-40 westbound backs up traffic

An accident on I-40 westbound at Chambers Chapel Road caused a major traffic back-up late Friday afternoon.

Officials said a tractor trailer and a Toyota SUV were involved in the accident. 

One person died in the accident.  An Air Wing helicopter was sent to the scene to transport another person to a local hospital.

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