3 people killed in two separate accidents in Memphis just 45 minutes apart, MPD says

In just a matter of minutes, three people lost their lives to accidents across the city of Memphis.

According to MPD, at approximately 5 p.m., officers responded to a crash on I-40 near the Chelsea Ave exit. Police told FOX13 multiple cars were involved, including a motorcyclist.

One person was taken to ROH in critical condition and later died at the hospital.

MPD told FOX13 News this investigation is ongoing.

Approximately 45 minutes later, MPD responded to another accident. This happened at the intersection of Ridgemont and Trudy. MPD told FOX13 News this was a 2-car accident and two people were pronounced deceased on the scene.

Another person was taken to ROH in critical condition.

MPD told FOX13 News this investigation is ongoing as well.