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All lanes open after tractor-trailer accident on I-240 near Millbranch Rd.

The accident closed portions of I-240 for about 2 hours early Thursday morning.

UPDATE 10/14/21 10:30am: 

All lanes of I-240 westbound have re-opened and traffic is flowing smoothly.

Original story: 

I-240 westbound is closed near Millbranch Rd. after an accident early Thursday morning. 

Memphis Police responded to a call just before 6 a.m. for an accident involving multiple tractor-trailers.

All westbound lanes are closed and traffic is not able to get to I-55 from westbound I-240. 

Eastbound lanes are also slowed down due to the accident. 

Drivers are being turned around in the median and detoured to Airways Blvd.