FedEx truck crashes on Arkansas interstate, ends up over hillside on creek

FedEx truck crashed on a highway in Arkansas on Friday.

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After crashing over the guardrail on I-40 westbound, the truck ended up on a steep hillside and partially in a creek, police said.

According to the St. Francis County Sheriff’s Office, traffic going both directions on I-40 is being significantly impacted.

The accident happened near mile marker 255.

Police also said a separate fire near mile marker 256 is affecting eastbound traffic.

According to ArDOT, the inside lanes are closed surrounding those incidents going both directions.

The St. Francis County Sheriff's Department said the driver of the FedEx truck was airlifted to a Memphis hospital.

His condition is unknown at this time.

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