Eastbound I-40 in Memphis closed for wreck involving pedestrian

Eastbound I-40 has been shut down as crews respond to a wreck involving a pedestrian. 

The multi-vehicle crash occurred on Thursday afternoon, November 19th near the Sycamore View exit in Memphis, Tennessee.  

According to WMC Action News, all eastbound lanes are blocked and traffic is backed up to the I-40/I-240 interchange.

Officials are suggesting the following detours:

  • If you’re on eastbound I-40 west of the crash, exit at Covington Pike.
  • If you’re northbound on I-240, exit at Walnut Grove.
  • If you’re eastbound on Sam Cooper, exit before I-40/I-240.
  • If you’re westbound on I-40 east of the crash, exit at Appling Road.