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.
At 4:58 p.m. officers responded to a crash in the eastbound lane of traffic on the Hernando Desoto Bridge (I-40).— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) March 15, 2019
This was a crash involving a tractor trailer and a gray vehicle. One subject has been transported to Regional One in critical condition.
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