MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police are investigating after a fiery car crash on Austin Peay and I-40 left one person dead Tuesday.
According to MPD, at 6:02 a.m., officers responded to a crash in the area. They say, somehow, the driver crashed and later died.
The charred vehicle was found under the overpass. The inside was entirely black from the smoke and flames, according to reports.
Officials directed traffic onto Old Austin Peay until emergency crews removed the vehicle a little after 9 a.m.
Traffic went back to normal, but MPD says the cause of the crash is still under investigation.