UPDATE: 8:10 am

Both lanes of traffic are now open

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UPDATE 7:35 am

Initial reports from authorities said the driver had died in the accident on I-10 near Exit 13, Theodore Dawes Road  Alabama State troopers say the driver in the accident did not die in the crash and is in critical condition at an area hospital.

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Original Story:

A accident on Interstate 10 eastbound has traffic backed up near Exit 13, Theodore Dawes Road. 

According to Alabama State Troopers the accident was caused by a wrong way driver in a SUV on eastbound I-10  when the SUV struck an 18 wheeler head on

Authorities have been working an accident involving an 18 wheeler in that area since about 3 a.m. Friday.

​Eastbound traffic is blocked between Grand Bay and Theodore Dawes Road.   It is clear after Theodore Dawes. and is being rerouted to Highway 90

​Westbound traffic is heavy just after the Theodore Dawes exit.  

​Drivers asked to take alternate routes to work if possible

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