MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Traffic in the eastbound lane of the Interstate 40 bridge came to a stand still on Monday night around 7 p.m.
It is not clear what stopped traffic however a local group called the ‘Coalition of Concerned Citizens’ posted messages on social media, calling for people to drive slowly over the bridge from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Monday morning.
Traffic began to pick up around 7:10 p.m. but then began slowing down around 7:20 p.m.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Smartway camera system caught a strong police presence in the eastbound lane.
WREG has reached out to police for information on the situation however have not heard back.