Jackknifed semi blocks westbound I-40 near Austin Peay

Jackknifed semi blocks westbound I-40 near Austin Peay

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A jackknifed 18-wheeler is blocking traffic on I-40 Friday.

The accident happened in the westbound lanes near the Austin Peay exit.

UPDATE: One lane is open. TRAFFIC ALERT: I-40 WB at Austin Peay Hwy CLOSED due to a jackknifed 18-wheeler. Use Covington Pike to Stage Rd. #wmc5

Posted by WMC Action News 5 Traffic on Friday, July 5, 2019

Drivers should prepare for delays or consider taking a different route.

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