Accident involving multiple vehicles impacting traffic on I-40

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Major delays are being reported in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 following a serious early morning crash.

According to reports, multiple vehicles were involved in the accident, shutting down all eastbound lanes between the Appling Road and Germantown Parkway exits.

Officials have now opened one lane near the Appling exit for commuters,  but drivers are encouraged to take an alternate route to save time.