1 killed, 1 injured in 2-vehicle accident on I-20

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – One person was killed in an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck on Interstate 20 West Friday afternoon, according to Birmingham police.

The driver of the pickup truck was killed; the driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

Birmingham police say the accident, which happened near exit 132, caused an fuel spill. The Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency is on the scene to assist with the fuel spill cleanup.

The interstate remains partially closed as crews work to clear the area. One eastbound ramp is open, while one westbound lane remains closed.

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

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