MFD: 6 hurt after car crash in North Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Fire crews responded to a four-car crash early Monday morning in North Memphis.

One vehicle caught fire, MFD confirmed.

Click here to see photos FOX13′s crew took at the scene.

The crash happened in the 2500 block of Jackson Avenue around 6 a.m.

Six ambulances were sent to the scene and six people were taken to area hospitals, MFD said.

Three went to LeBonheur, two went to Regional One and one went to Baptist East.

Memphis police said three juveniles and one adult are in critical condition.

Shawn Ross, a local resident, told FOX13 Jackson Avenue is a busy street and that people need to be mindful of each other and slow down.

“It’s kind of ridiculous,” he said. “There’s been a lot of accidents and crime around here.”

Another resident, Rodney Appleberry, said, “I just seen they come through here flying all time, speeding. It don’t make no sense. Just slow down.”

Investigators said they’re working to determine what led to the crash and if any charges will be filed.


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