Mobile crash kills motorcyclist, shuts down tunnel


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Mobile are investigating a crash involving eight vehicles that killed a motorcyclist.

WKRG-TV reports ( ) the late-night crash shut down the George Wallace tunnel for more than seven hours.

Police say the pileup involved a motorcycle, five dump trucks, a sport-utility vehicle and a pickup truck. A hazardous materials crew had to be called in to clean up fuel spilled in the crash.

The wreck closed the tunnel from 12:15 a.m. to about 7:50 a.m. Saturday.

Police have not released the name of the motorcyclist who was killed.


Information from: WKRG-TV,

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