UPDATE (3:10 p.m.): The Mobile Police Department said 29-year-old Christopher Means was the man who died in the motorcycle crash on I-10 early Monday morning.
MPD said Means was riding his motorcycle southbound on the I-65 ramp to eastbound I-10 when he “lost control of the motorcycle.”
Means was thrown from his motorcycle and “struck by multiple vehicles,” according to the release.
One driver stayed on the scene. If you were in the area during the crash, you are encouraged to contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Colton Futral at 251-208-1272. This remains an ongoing investigation.
UPDATE (11:28 a.m.): The Alabama Department of Transportation said all lanes are now open.
MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Mobile Fire-Rescue confirmed one person was killed on I-10 eastbound just before 6 Monday morning. A motorcycle and another vehicle collided, according to MFR.
In a Tweet, the Alabama Department of Transportation also confirmed the fatal crash. As of 9:03 a.m., ALDOT said I-10 eastbound was closed and all traffic was being rerouted to I-65 northbound.
ALDOT said it would take a few hours to clear the road. ALDOT recommended drivers use Exit 15-B to Government Boulevard and Exit 17-A Rangeline Road to U.S. 90.
Mobile Fire-Rescue said that the Mobile Police Department was investigating the crash.