2 killed in accident on I-459 in Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) – Two people were killed in an accident on Interstate 459 southbound Tuesday afternoon. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says the two victims are 39-year-old Shontella Sturdivant and 15-year-old Derrick Sturdivant, both from Midfield.

Hoover police spokesman Captain James Coker says two children were taken to Children’s of Alabama, one with life-threatening injuries, and another in stable condition.

Coker says the left northbound lane is closed as a result of the single-vehicle accident. The car involved in the accident crossed the median and flipped, according to Coker.

The Hoover Police Department sent out the following traffic advisory tweets after the accident.

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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