Driver of tractor-trailer arrested, charged in deadly hit and run
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A woman is dead following a hit-and-run accident involving a tractor-trailer at Kirby and Winchester.
The wreck happened around 1 p.m. Friday.
According to police, a woman was struck by the 18-wheeler before being struck by a second vehicle.
The Memphis Police Department has arrested 54-year-old Billie Saffold in connection with the fatal hit and run.
Saffold, who has been identified has the driver of the 18-wheeler, had fled the scene after the accident, but was detained by police later in the day.
Saffold has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death and failure to render aid. The Memphis Police Department has taken possession of the 18-wheeler.
The victim has not been identified at this time.