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12 people injured in I-65 North accident in Calera

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An overturned van on Interstate 65 North near mile marker 228 caused traffic to back up for miles. (abc3340.com) An overturned van on Interstate 65 North near mile marker 228 caused traffic to back up for miles. (abc3340.com)
Police and rescue workers on the scene of a accident on Interstate 65 North in Calera. (abc3340.com) Police and rescue workers on the scene of a accident on Interstate 65 North in Calera. (abc3340.com)
© EMS workers treat an accident victim at the scene on Saturday. (abc3340.com) © EMS workers treat an accident victim at the scene on Saturday. (abc3340.com)
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UPDATE: Twelve people were injured in a one-vehicle wreck involving a van. The van was heading to Birmingham from Montgomery when the accident happened. Calera Police were forced to shutdown the northbound side of Interstate 65, causing a back up for approximately five miles.

The passengers of the van have been transported to different hospitals. The extent of their injuries are unknown.

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Emergency crews are on the scene of a wreck on I-65 North in Calera, near mile marker 228. Information is limited, but it appears a utility van has flipped on its side, causing traffic to back up for miles.

It is unknown at this time if anyone is injured, although several ambulances and rescue workers were present on the scene. Calera Police officers are also on site investigating the accident.

ABC 33/40 has a crew at the scene and will continue to keep you updated.

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