Multiple fatalities reported in tractor trailer crash on I-40

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Tennessee authorities have reported a serious multiple vehicle crash near Jackson.

The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning on westbound I-40 at mile marker 94 outside of Jackson, Tennessee.

At least two semi trucks were involved a crash that left both vehicles on fire.

The Jackson Sun reports that there are multiple fatalities as a result of the crash. At least one person was transported to the hospital via ambulance.

Prayer warriors pray for all concerned in this terrible accident we just passed on I-40 W outside of Jackson TN. If you headed to Memphis go another way.

Posted by Charlie Caswell on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Firefighter were able to extinguish the truck fires shortly after 9 a.m.

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol says that westbound I-40 should reopen around 11:30 a.m.

A motorist captured stunning video of the crash site, which you can view below.

https://www.facebook.com/adam.james.359/videos/2516869375091944/