A Birmingham Fire and Rescue truck responds to the overturned 18-wheeler on I-59 North near Arkadelphia Road. Source: WBRC video
Officials have blocked all but one lane of traffic on I-59 so they can respond to the wreck. Source: WBRC video
Traffic is backed up on I-59 North due to the wreck. Source: WBRC video
A closer look at the overturned 18-wheeler. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -
Birmingham police confirm at least one person has died in a wreck on I-59 North at Arkadelphia Road.
Police Sgt. Johnny Williams said an 18 wheeler ran off I-59 North around 11 a.m. Tuesday. The northbound side of I-59 is down to one lane of traffic a mile past Bush Blvd., causing a major backup on I-59 North.
Officials have not released any information about the victim in the wreck. Birmingham police officers and Birmingham Fire and Rescue workers are on the scene.