• 1 person rushed to hospital after crash involving 18-wheeler on I-40 bridge

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - One person was rushed to the hospital after a crash involving a tractor-trailer on the Interstate 40 bridge. 

    Police said the crash happened around 5 p.m. Friday on the Hernando-DeSoto Bridge (I-40 bridge). 


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    According to MPD, it happened in the eastbound lanes of traffic on the bridge.

    The vehicles involved were a tractor-trailer and an unknown grey vehicle.

    One person – who has not yet been identified – was taken to Regional One in critical condition. 

    Traffic was significantly backed up eastbound following the crash, and it is expected to be cleared by 7:30 p.m. 

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