1 killed in accident on I-459 near I-65 interchange


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — One person was killed in an accident on Interstate 459 northbound near the Interstate 65 interchange, according to Capt. Coker with the Hoover Police Department.

Coker says Hoover authorities received reports of the crash just after 6:30 p.m. Friday. Two vehicles were parked in the median. One of the cars was disabled and another belonged to someone offering roadside assistance.

A vehicle traveling northbound struck both vehicles. The driver of the moving vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

Coker says one victim was taken to Shelby Baptist Hospital and another was taken to UAB Hospital.

The crash is under investigation and the identity of the victim has not been released.

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