Tuesday a deadly morning on Memphis roads - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

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Tuesday a deadly morning on Memphis roads

Police and firefighters responded to an accident near Third and Peebles early Tuesday morning. Police and firefighters responded to an accident near Third and Peebles early Tuesday morning.

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Rainy weather may be to blame for two separate, deadly accidents in Memphis early Tuesday morning.

Officials said around 8:30 a.m., a car went into a ditch near the intersection of Third Street and Peebles.

One person was rescued from the vehicle, while another person died in the accident.  Officials said the car flipped over, coming to rest upside down in the ditch.

Hours earlier, a tractor trailer and a car were involved in an accident near Tchulahoma and Shelby Drive.  One person died in the accident, and a child was transported to a local hospital in non-critical condition.


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