Accident causes major traffic delays on I-16 in Bloomingdale

Bumper to bumper traffic on I-16 eastbound (WSAV Shantez Herrington)

BLOOMINGDALE, Ga. (WSAV) — An accident is causing major traffic delays on I-16 in Bloomingdale.

Eastbound traffic near mile 152 is shut down completely and is being rerouted onto the Bloomingdale Rd. ramp. Emergency officials say the roadway will be shut down for several hours.

They also say I-16 westbound is down to one lane between Pooler Parkway and Bloomingdale Rd.

Drivers are advised to find alternate routes into Chatham County.

Officials say someone has been injured in the accident. No further information was immediately available.

This story is developing. Stay with News 3 for further information.

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