Woman in critical condition after multiple car crash on interstate

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —A woman was thrown from her vehicle after a multiple cars crash on I-55 near Mississippi-Tennessee state line, police say.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

Memphis Police say the woman ejected from her car was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

According to the Tennessee Department of Transporation, northbound traffic is affected with the left lane blocked.

Southbound  traffic is also affected with the left lane blocked.

TDOT expected to clear the accident by 4:30 p.m.