Large crash near Memphis elementary school kills 3 people, police say

Memphis, Tenn. — UPDATE: 3:15 p.m.

MPD said two more people have died after an early morning crash.

According to the police, the driver in the first car ran a light and hit and killed the driver of the second car, Darrell Williams.

Two passengers in the first car, a 17-year-old boy and Terion Hilliard died as a result of the crash.

The driver of the first car is still in critical condition.

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One man died and three men were rushed to the hospital seriously injured after an early morning crash, according to Memphis Police.

The crash happened at the intersection of Summer Ave. and Graham St. around 5 a.m., police said.

PHOTOS: Large crash near Memphis elementary school sends 2 to the hospital, causes major delays

Three men who were in a white Maxima were rushed to Regional One Hospital in critical condition and one man in a blue Dodge Ram died at the scene, according to police.

The crash caused major traffic delays in the area right next to Bryant’s Breakfast as emergency crews responded.

When FOX13 made the scene, the Doge Ram could be seen sitting inches away from Grahamwood Elementary School with a tarp draped over it.

The Maxima sat wrecked next to a utility pole.

FOX13 noticed Memphis Police officers, MPD forensics units, Memphis Fire Department and MLGW at the scene.

Police guided traffic as traffic at the Graham St. and Summer Ave. intersection came to a halt.

FOX13 crews counted at least six police cars and three fire trucks on the scene.

Turn to FOX13 for live updates on the crash and alternate routes to take this morning.