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Car veers into a ditch at I-40 and Whitten Road

Traffic, which was shut down to three lanes at the time of the accident, has resumed. Traffic, which was shut down to three lanes at the time of the accident, has resumed.

(WMC) - The driver of a pickup truck is recovering after it careened off the side of a Memphis interstate and into a creek on Saturday.

Police say the truck went off the side of I-40 at Whitten Road, just before 5 p.m.

Traffic was backed up off and on for hours while first responders worked to save the driver and then pull the truck out of the creek.

The driver was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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