UPDATE (1:00 p.m.) – The semi-truck has been removed from the tunnel and both lanes of the Bankhead Tunnel are once again open.
ORIGINAL STORY – A semi-truck drove into and got stuck in the westbound lane of the Bankhead Tunnel (U.S. Highway 98) in Mobile Wednesday morning.
Emergency crews are on the scene and working to clear the area.
At this time, only the eastbound lane of the Bankhead Tunnel is open. The westbound lane will remain closed until the truck is removed.
We will continue to follow this story and update when the situation changes.