3 killed in crash on I-40 near Jackson, Tenn. - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

3 killed in crash on I-40 near Jackson, Tenn.

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Three people died and two were injured in a multi-vehicle accident on I-40 near Jackson, Tennessee, on Saturday evening.

The deadly accident involved a Ford Explorer and two 18-wheelers.

A Tennessee Highway Partrol report said the Explorer was traveling eastbound on I-40 when it veered into the median and into westbound traffic. An oncoming 18-wheeler struck the Explorer and traveled across the median and into eastbound traffic, striking another 18-wheeler.

Traffic was shut down for hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

(Information from WBBJ.)

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