Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down I-20/59NB in Birmingham

Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down I-20/59NB in Birmingham

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Law enforcement blocking the interstate. Source: WBRC video Law enforcement blocking the interstate. Source: WBRC video
Traffic backed up on I-20/59 northbound. Source: WBRC video Traffic backed up on I-20/59 northbound. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

An overturned 18-wheeler shut down I-20/59 northbound Friday night in Birmingham.

The accident happened near 31st Street and traffic is being detoured at 22nd Street. Traffic is backed up to malfunction junction at I-65.

It's unclear what caused the accident but it appears the truck was carrying steel coils.

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