Traffic remains slow following accident on eastbound I-55 in West Memphis

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — Traffic remained slow-moving on Interstate 55 eastbound Thursday evening following an accident earlier in the day.

An accident on Interstate 55 in West Memphis, Arkansas, caused a massive traffic backup for drivers headed eastbound towards Memphis.

The accident happened just after 2 p.m. near Exit 271, the Arkansas Department of Transportation reported.

Drivers should expect delays.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.