Driver arrested after fatal motorcycle crash on I-55

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis police say a woman has been arrested after a fatal motorcycle crash on I-55.

The crash happened at I-55 and Third Street at around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night.

Police say 51-year-old Tia Christian crashed into the back of a motorcyclist as he was trying to exit the interstate.

Police have identified the motorcyclist as 31-year-old Curtis Watkins.

Christian has been charged with vehicular homicide and reckless driving. She is expected to be in court on Monday.

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