Boat in street slows drivers on Battleship causeway

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Driving on Battleship Causeway and on Interstate 10 can be quite a trial for drivers who are headed west to Mobile or east to Gulf Shores or Pensacola on the weekends.

This afternoon, the situation got worse after a boat fell off its trailer in the west-bound lane of the causeway. Authorities say the driver slammed on breaks to avoid traffic, when the boat he was pulling flipped over. No injuries have been reported.boat 2

If you are headed in that direction, you may want to take the I-10 Bayway. Mobile Police are working the accident and are taking measures to divert traffic until the accident is cleared.

FOX10 News and FOX10tv.com will have more details as information becomes available.

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