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Traffic accident on I-40 backs up traffic, takes out exit sign

By news admin

JACKSON, Tenn. -- A car crash on I-40 near exit 83 backed-up traffic and sent at least one person to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses say the car drove into the woods and took out an exit sign around 5:45 p.m.

Fire officials were able to put the fire out and get both people out of the car.

The occupants, who were husband and wife, were transferred to Jackson-Madison County General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This is a developing story. WBBJ will have more information as it becomes available.
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