Crash backs up traffic on I-40

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A two-vehicle accident with injury on Interstate 40 near the Chelsea exit has traffic backed up.

Two firefighters, one a battalion chief, sustained noncritical injuries in the wreck.

Southbound lanes of I-40 west near Chelsea have been redirected to Smith Avenue due to the crash, which happened around 1 p.m.

Traffic is stacked up as far as Watkins.

The wreck involved a Memphis Fire Department SUV, which can be seen dented on the crash scene.