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Accident slows northbound traffic near Bobby Hopper Tunnel on I-49

An accident in the tunnel is what's causing the slowdown.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS, Ark. — UPDATE: Emergency crews have cleared the scene and traffic is moving again. 

Northbound traffic on Interstate-49 near the Bobby Hopper Tunnel is slowed as of 4:30 p.m. Friday (Oct. 16).

An accident in the tunnel is what's causing the slowdown.

The Arkansas Department of Transportation says at this time no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the accident and those involved are unknown at this time.

Click here to view the traffic map from iDriveArkansas.