Tractor trailer overturns on I-55 ramp heading downtown

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —An overturned truck is causing a slowdown on the interstate system this morning.

Traffic was backed up all the way to the Brooks Road exit after the tractor trailer turned on its side on the I-55 ramp heading northbound into the downtown area.

Debris was thrown along the roadway.

Drivers can still get through but are encouraged to take an alternate route if possible.