Crash kills 2, injures 1 on Shelby Drive

Police investigation on Shelby Drive
Police investigation on Shelby Drive(Action News 5)
Published: Feb. 21, 2022 at 7:15 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 21, 2022 at 7:21 AM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police shut down a section of Shelby Drive early Monday after a serious crash left two people dead and another person in critical condition.

Memphis Fire Department confirms one of the victims was a child.

Police say the vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole.

Eastbound lanes on Shelby Drive between Tchulahoma and Getwell are closed. They will remain blocked off indefinitely.

Drivers can travel south on Chevron and north on Sugar Creek from Shelby Drive as detours.

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