Multiple wrecks snarl interstate traffic in Mobile; crash involving motorcycle results in fatality
3:40 P.M. UPDATE:
MPD has said that Christopher Means, 29, was the driver of the motorcycle in the wreck that occurred this morning.
Authorities said Means lost control of his motorcycle on the Southbound I-65 ramp to Eastbound I-10 and was thrown from the motorcycle and struck by multiple vehicles.
Means was pronounced deceased on the scene, according to police.
11:20 A.M. UPDATE: All intersate lanes are open at this time.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle on Interstate 10 Eastbound in Mobile this morning has resulted in a fatality, according to the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.
This was on I-10 near I-65 just before 6 a.m. The Mobile Police Department is investigating.
Eastbound traffic on I-10 was left at a standstill for a time as emergency responders dealt with multiple crashes. Another one happened near Rangeline Road, closing several lanes for a time.
ALDOT at 9:03 a.m. tweeted the following message to motorists: “I-10 Fatal Crash Update: I-10 EB is closed and all traffic is detoured to I-65 NB. The estimated time for clearing the road is expected to take a few more hours. Motorists may also use Exit 15- B Govt. Blvd and 17-A Rangeline Rd to U.S. 90.”
ALDOT at 10:07 a.m. tweeted: “I-10 Fatal Crash Update: We have the left lane I-10 EB open at this time. I-65 South to I-10 EB remains closed. Crews approximately 30 min to clear road.”
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