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Update: Fatal accident on 65 North brings traffic to a halt

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CALERA - AL -

State troopers are investigating a fatal accident between 2 tractor trailers and a passenger van. 

The accident happened on Interstate 65 North at the Highway 25 exit (mm228). Interstate 65 Northbound is shut down from the Highway 25 exit to exit 231 at Highway 31.

 

Update:

State troopers say that three vehicles were involved: two tractor trailer trucks and one passenger van. All three vehicles hit the concrete guardrail and damaged approximately six feet of the guardrail. Traffic is being routed through exit 228. Repairing the damaged guardrail could extend the traffic backups until late this evening.

 

Update:

All lanes have been reopened. 

The cause of the accident is being investigated.