I-20/59 shut down due to pedestrian hit near Oporto Madrid exit

I-20/59 shut down due to pedestrian hit near Oporto Madrid exit

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I-20/59 South is shut down near the Oporto Madrid exit due to a pedestrian being hit by a car. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC I-20/59 South is shut down near the Oporto Madrid exit due to a pedestrian being hit by a car. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC
Traffic is backing up on I-20/59 South near Oporto Madrid. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC Traffic is backing up on I-20/59 South near Oporto Madrid. Source: Damian Johnson/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

I-20/59 South is shut down near the Oporto Madrid exit in Birmingham after a pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car.

The incident began when a ladder fell off of a man's druck and the driver pulled over to retrieve it. Another man stopped to help him, but he was hit by two cars when he tried to return to his vehicle, Lt. Sean Edwards with BPD said.

The man's condition is unknown at this time. The Birmingham Police Department is investigating.

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