Friday, December 19, 2014

18-wheeler falls into ALA bay, driver hospitalized

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Mobile say an 18-wheeler truck plunged from an interstate in Baldwin County and fell into the Mobile Bay.

The crash Thursday morning led to lane closures on I-10 and authorities say a 52-year-old woman who was driving the truck has been hospitalize with minor injuries at the University of South Alabama Medical Center. Authorities say a pickup truck was also involved in the crash.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear and authorities were unsure of how long lanes would be closed on the highway.