Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down I-55 northbound, child taken to hospital in critical condition

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A child is in critical condition following a crash that shut down I-55 in Whitehaven Thursday night.

The northbound lanes of I-55 were shut down for about three hours but have since been reopened.

The accident happened near Brooks Road, forcing hundreds of drivers to find an alternate route in the busy tourist district near Graceland.

One adult is in non-critical condition.

This is an active scene.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.