Bill Morris Parkway reopens after accident near Hacks Cross Road

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A crash on Bill Morris Parkway/ State Route 385 shut down lanes in both directions near Hacks Cross Road for several hours Tuesday morning.

WREG has learned two cars and an 18-wheeler where all involved in the crash, which was reported around 4:40 a.m.

Initial reports indicate a Honda Civic was traveling eastbound when it ran into the back of a SUV. The driver of the Civic lost control and went across the median into the westbound lanes.

An 18-wheeler traveling westbound tried to avoid the car and fish-tailed on the interstate.

The Civic sustained severe damage, resulting in first responders having to cut the driver from the vehicle. They were rushed to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

It appears no one else was seriously injured in the accident.

Crews had the debris cleaned up and the lanes back open by 9:30 a.m.

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