Nearly 30 crashes reported in Memphis this morning, icy conditions across the Mid-South

Icy conditions in North Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The ice storm caused slick conditions on Mid-South roads Thursday morning.

Memphis police said officers responded to nearly 30 crashes between 4 and 10 a.m.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is reporting set, slushy and sometimes icy roads across west Tennessee.

Here’s a list of some of the traffic issues across the Mid-South.

Tennessee

  • Crash reported on northbound I-55 near Mallory Avenue
  • Lights out near Mt. Moriah Road near Quince Road
  • Light out near Poplar Avenue and Massey Road
  • Tree down on powerline near Covington Pike near Egypt Central Road
  • Crash reported at I-240 near 385 and Mt. Moriah
  • Multi-vehicle crash reported on I-240 northbound South Parkway, mile marker 28.6
  • Wreck reported on I-40 flyover near I-240 and Sam Cooper
  • Crash reported at I-40 at Warford
  • Roads in Fayette Co. slushy north of Highway 64.
  • Low hanging limbs near Fayette Co. roadways
  • I-40 eastbound near Chamber Chapel road crash reported. Two lanes blocked.
  • Whitter Road and Elliott Road crash reported.
  • Sam Cooper and I-240. Multi-vehicle crash reported in the area. One lane blocked.
  • Bridge at Jackson Avenue and Townes beginning to ice over. Police blocking road.
  • MPD blocking A.W. Willis bridge that crosses into Mud Island due to icy conditions.
  • Jackson Avenue and I-240, Accident was reported in the area.

Mississippi

  • Crash reported on northbound I-55 near Stateline Road
  • Ice on bridges in Quitman, Coahoma, Tunica, DeSoto, and Marshall Counties
  • I-69, I-55, and I-269 have icy spots
  • Church Road between Horn Lake Road and Tulane Road closed due to power lines down.
  • Part of I-40 iced over
  • Green River Road bridges iced over.
  • I-69 near I-55 iced over.
  • W. Commerce between Highway 301 and Fogg
  • Miller Road is not accessible at the time.
  • Baldwin Road iced over near I-69
  • I-69 near Highway 3
  • I-69 over railroad tracked near Lakeside Road
  • Eastbound and westbound I-269 between I-55 and Highway 78
  • I-69 near Fogg
  • Northbound I-66 north of northbound rest area
  • I-69 near Blud Lake Drive
  • Ice reported on bridges southbound I-55 between MS 302 and Chruch Road.
  • Highway 61 and Lakeside covered in ice in DeSoto County.
  • I-69 from Highway 61 to Highway 301 is covered in ice in DeSoto County.

Arkansas

  • I-55 northbound is closed near Highway 14
  • I-40 near exit 241
  • I-40 near exit 239
  • Crash reported on I-40 eastbound near mile marker 267.9 in West Memphis.

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