Birmingham PD: Elderly couple killed in Hwy 280 accident

Birmingham PD: Elderly couple killed in Hwy 280 accident

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First responders have blocked one eastbound lane and all westbound lanes near the accident. (Photo: Anthony Moore) First responders have blocked one eastbound lane and all westbound lanes near the accident. (Photo: Anthony Moore)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

According to Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams, two people were killed in a wreck on Highway 280.

The wreck is a half mile east of the Cahaba River Bridge. According to Traffic Tracker Derek Scudder, things appear to be getting back to normal.

According to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, the wreck involved a semi-truck and a passenger car. Birmingham Police confirm this, saying an elderly couple was killed when they pulled out in front of the truck.

They recommend drivers heading to Birmingham exit Highway 280 at Cahaba Valley Road or Valleydale Road to access I-65.

Stay with this story for more information as it becomes available.

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