Trailer fire causes multi-car accident on I-55

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —A trailer of a truck caught fire causing a multiple car crash on I-55 and South 3rd Friday evening.

The Tennesse Department of Transportation says the southbound lanes have been blocked and diverting traffic to alternate routes.

Memphis Police say traffic is being blocked while the burned vehicles are towed away.

Northbound lanes are unaffected. No injuries were reported.