Multiple vehicle accident involving semi trucks


Update: The Daphne Police Department says the incident on I-10 westbound is two separate accidents. The first crash involved 3 vehicles.

This crash was a contributing factor for the second crash which involved 2 18-wheelers. The second crash resulted in a fatality. Due to the fatality and debris, westbound I-10 will be closed for most of the day today, Daphne Police say. They ask the community to please be patient and choose an alternate route.

TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes of I-10 WB are blocked due to an overturned log truck between the Mablis & Daphne Spanish Fort

Posted by WKRG on Monday, August 27, 2018

Original Story: All lanes of I-10 WB are blocked due to an overturned semi-truck hauling wood between the Mablis & Daphne Spanish Fort (Exits 38 & 35), according to traffic reporter Kenny Fowler. A helicopter landed on the highway, but it is not known how many passengers it took away. I-10 westbound is closed from the Loxley exit (exit 44) and Highway 49. Highway patrol says it will be 5 p.m. before the accident is cleared.

According to Mobile Traffic, there is a turn-around being directed by law enforcement so you can exit using the entrance ramp at AL 181/Exit 38. It appears there was a second 18-wheeler involved along with the log truck. Daphne Police have confirmed one person has d**d.

Major crash on I10 in Baldwin involving lumber truck. WKRG Chad Petri is there. Read more: https://www.wkrg.com/news/baldwin-county/traffic-alert-accident-involving-a-log-truck-closes-i-10-westbound-lanes/1399100519

Posted by WKRG on Monday, August 27, 2018

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