Multiple cars involved in two crashes on Memphis interstates

Multiple cars involved in two crashes on Memphis interstates
There are multiple cars involved in two crashes on Memphis highways. (WHBQ)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Traffic is backed up on two Memphis interstates after multiple cars involved in crashes, according to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Crews are on the scene at I-40 and Danny Thomas Blvd. for a crash that involves multiple cars.

The westbound traffic is affected and the left lane is blocked.

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The crash is expected to be cleared by 12:30 p.m.

Crews are also on the scene of a crash involving multiple cars at I-240 and Lamar Ave. at mile marker 29.

The southbound lanes are affected and the right lane is blocked.

The crash is expected to be cleared by 12 p.m.