Tractor trailer crash near I-55 bridge halts southbound traffic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An accident involving a tractor trailer blocked all the southbound lanes near the I-55 bridge for more than two hours Thursday morning.

According to TDOT, the vehicle jack-knifed near Metal Museum Drive or Exit 12-A around 4 a.m. Thursday causing traffic to come to a complete stop on the bridge all the way past the Bridgeport Road exit in Arkansas.

The roadway has since reopened and all traffic is once again moving smoothly.

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