Monday Morning Crash with Traffic Detours: Beal Parkway/Memorial Parkway

Monday Morning Crash with Traffic Detours: Beal Parkway/Memorial Parkway

A single vehicle crash early this morning at the intersection of Beal Parkway and Memorial Parkway is expected to affect Monday morning commutes in the Fort Walton Beach area.

The crash occurred at about 1:20 a.m., with a vehicle striking a power pole; traffic lights have been affected and a related gas line leak was subsequently reported. No residential power outages reported as of this writing.  The Fort Walton Beach Fire and Police Departments, as well as Gulf Power, Okaloosa Gas, and Cox Cable are working to manage the scene and restore the area to full utility service.

Both northbound and southbound routes on Beal Parkway in the immediate vicinity are blocked as crews work to address the damage. Traffic is expected to be rerouted at Beal Parkway/Mary Esther Cutoff and Beal Parkway/Yacht Club Drive through Monday morning.

No injuries reported or charges filed at the time of this writing. More information will be released as it comes available.

 

 

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