1 killed, 1 injured in I-20/59 wreck near Arkadelphia exit

1 killed, 1 injured in I-20/59 wreck near Arkadelphia exit

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Five cars were involved in a deadly wreck on I-20/59 near the Arkadelphia exit on Monday afternoon. Source: WBRC video Five cars were involved in a deadly wreck on I-20/59 near the Arkadelphia exit on Monday afternoon. Source: WBRC video
Traffic backed up in both directions on I-20/59 due to the wreck. Source: WBRC video Traffic backed up in both directions on I-20/59 due to the wreck. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

One person was killed and another injured in a wreck on I-20/59 near the Arkadelphia exit Monday afternoon, Birmingham police confirmed.

Five cars were involved in the wreck around 1:30 p.m. Traffic was backed up for several hours as authorities closed the interstate in both directions.

Birmingham Police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards said the cause of the wreck is still under investigation. The victim's identity has not yet been released.

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