MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) - The westbound lanes of the Wallace Tunnel have been cleared and traffic is flowing following an earlier accident. An 18-wheeler apparently jackknifed inside the tunnel, causing a standstill on the Bayway that lasted almost two hours.
The accident happened around 12:20 p.m. Friday. The Alabama Department of Transportation's traffic cameras showed the jackknifed truck inside the tunnel.
The 18-wheeler was finally able to back out of the tunnel, then crews started cleaning up the aftermath.
Traffic was diverted from the Bayway to the Causeway, and then through the Bankhead Tunnel.
The lanes of traffic were finally opened up in the Wallace Tunnel around 3 p.m.
No injuries have been reported.
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