MPD cruiser involved in single-car crash on I-40

MPD investigating crash on I-40 involving cruiser
MPD investigating crash on I-40 involving cruiser(Action News 5)
Published: Oct. 13, 2022 at 6:27 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 13, 2022 at 9:15 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Memphis police cruiser was involved in a crash early Thursday morning on I-40 shutting down eastbound lanes for hours.

The single-car crash happened around 4:13 a.m. at I-40 and Chelsea. The officer is currently in critical condition.

All eastbound lanes of traffic at I-40 and Chelsea to Hollywood are now open.

According to the Action News 5 crew on the scene, the cruiser was in a ditch on side of the interstate.

Several officers responded to the scene to investigate.

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