Traffic accident blocked Interstate

Published 4:29 pm Friday, October 20, 2017

By JOYANNA LOVE/Senior Staff Writer

A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 North closed the road on Oct. 19 around 4:20 p.m.

The accident occurred near the 200-mile marker, which is the exit for Verbena.

Jesse Thornton with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said the accident involved a 2006 Ford F550 Dually and two cars.

“There was a minor fuel leak,” Thornton said.

The accident was cleared by 6 p.m.

On Oct. 20, Thornton said updates on injuries or the cause of the crash were not available.

“It’s still under investigation,” Thornton said.

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office and Chilton County Emergency Management Agency also responded to the scene.