Traffic Alert: Memphis interstate crash causing big delays for morning commuters

I-240 crash
I-240 crash(TDOT)
Updated: Apr. 7, 2021 at 8:36 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A crash in east Memphis is causing major delays on several Memphis interstates Wednesday morning.

According to TDOT, multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on westbound I-240 south of the Sam Cooper/I-40/I-240 interchange around 5:30 a.m., and traffic backups continue now more than three hours later.

TDOT maps and cameras show traffic backed up for miles on I-40 and as well as Sam Cooper.


It’s not clear if anyone was injured in the crash.

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