BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: An update to a deadly accident we brought to you on Wake Up Alabama Wednesday.
Birmingham Police say the accident that killed a man on I-59 began as a one-vehicle accident. When the driver got out to look at his car, another vehicle hit him. A second vehicle hit him soon after.
The victim’s name has not been released.
One person was killed in the accident. A coroner was on the scene with officials for much of the morning. While crews continue to work the scene that stretch of I-59 South has been closed down, leading to major delays for many making their way into work on Wednesday morning.
The shutdown affects the areas of I-59 South between exits 134 and 132. The roadway remains shut down at this time.
The condition of the other drivers is not known at this time.
TRAFFIC: 3-vehicle accident I-59 northbound. Interstate shutdown between Exit 134 and 132. 1 Fatality.—
Mickey Bell (@mickeybell) May 28, 2014
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