7:55 A.M.- Traffic is beginning to backup Westbound on the Bayway right now. There is an accident just outside of the tunnel involving two cars and the right hand lane is blocked. It looks like about a two to three mile backup right now trying to get to Mobile from the Eastern shore on the bayway. It’s pretty wet out of here so use caution as well. Mobile Fire and Rescue headed the scene of a fender bender at Navco Road and McVay Drive. watch for some delays there. No problems right now in the causeway and through Baldwin County. Florida Highway Patrol reporting a new accident i-110 Northbound around the three mile marker so it’s backed a little delay there.
7:25 A.M.- We’ve had a three-vehicle accident occur I-10 eastbound underneath the Rangeline Road overpass. Thankfully no injuries but it is causing some delays there trying to get towards I-65 there from exit 17 . There’s also a tree down there on Sellers Lane near Cody. It actually took down some power linse so the power is out in that area as well. So if you come up and find a traffic light that’s out make sure to treat that as a four-way stop. Pretty good on the bay-way and Causeway no accidents right now through the Baldwin County area and over towards Pensacola one accident on the west side at North New Warrington Road at Twin Oaks Drive being worked by Florida Highway Patrol .
6:35 A.M.- A very wet start for your Wednesday morning but we’re moving along well in the bayway right now. We had an accident on the Cochrane Causeway just north of the Bankhead tunnel where a car went off the road way into water, a little bit of flooding in that area as well. A wrecker is on the scene. In Mobile the 7100 block of Sellers Lane we’ve got a large tree blocking the roadway there between Cody and Ziegler. It also knocked down some power lines on the way down to power is out in that area. If you come up upon intersection where the traffic light is out make sure to treat that as a four-way stop. Alabama Highway Patrol reporting the possibility of a car leaving the roadway I-10 Eastbound at the 56 mile marker, they’re headed to the scene there. No major accidents right now in the Pensacola area cording to Pensacola Police
6:10 A.M.- A very wet start for your Wednesday morning commute. We’re actually looking pretty good on the Bayway right now but we do have an accident on the Cochrane Causeway. That’s between the Bankhead tunnel north of to the African Town Bridge where a car left the roadway and emergency vehicles are on the scene and a wrecker is headed to the scene. Beyond that in Mobile in the 7100 block of Sellers Lane there between Cody and Ziegler a large tree is blocking the roadway also knocked down some power lines in that area. The power is out in that area as well the lights are out along as Azalea road with a power outage also so treat those as four way stops. Pensacola Police telling us the lights are also out at Baptist Hospital there to treat those four way stops and some other areas without power and lights are out as a possibility as well.
5:55 A.M.-Wet driving conditions persist here on this Wednesday morning. We’re actually looking pretty good though on the bayway but we do have an accident on the Cochrane Causeway just north of the Bankhead tunnel between that point and the end of the Cochrane Africatown bridge where a car left the roadway and went into the Water. Emergency vehicles are on the scene. The lights are out all along Azalea Road right now with a power outage, treat those as 4-way stops. I-10 to I-65 actually looks pretty good. In Pensacola the lights are out near Baptist Hospital to treat those four way stops and other areas without Power & Lights Out as a possibility as well
5:35 A.M.-A very wet start for your Wednesday morning commute use caution if you have to get out on the roadways this morning. We do have a new accident right now in the Cochrane Causeway just north of the Bankhead tunnel where apparently a car went off the roadway and it’s partially submerged, there also injuries involved and Make Way for emergency vehicles there. We’ve got reports of water ponding on the center lane there on Airport Boulevard West of I-65. The lights are all out along Azalea Road with a power outage according to Mobile Police. They also just cleared eastbound I-10 between dip and I-65 and might still see a little delay there crossing the Bayway and Causeway it is pretty wet. Florida Highway Patrol reporting no accidents but still very wet there as well
5:10 A.M.- You can expect a very wet commute this morning in fact some flooded roadways are a possibility especially as the Sun starts to come up so be extra cautious this morning. Remember the phrase “turn around don’t drown” if you come up upon an area that is flooded. In the Mobile area the lights are out all along Azalea Road to treat all of those intersections as 4-way stops there’s an accident eastbound I-10 between dip and I-65 and involves injuries Mobile police on the scene. Alabama Highway Patrol headed the scene of an accident County Road 32 near Highway 83 and Summerdale that’s just east of the beach Express. We do have report a flooding on Tanner Williams Road in front of the Coast Guard base and no accidents reported by Florida Highway Patrol but again use extra caution if you have to get out in the roadways this morning.
Reports from our News 5 Traffic Reporter, Kenny Fowler.