Tractor trailers crash on I-65

Published 4:44 pm Monday, September 17, 2018

ALDOT, others are cleaning used oil spillage

Alabama State Troopers are on scene of a crash involving two tractor trailers on Interstate 65 southbound, just south of Exit 69, according to officials.

Lt. Byron Piggott said in a release that at least one person has been transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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Piggott said one of the trucks was hauling used oil, which is currently leaking.

“ALDOT and clean up resources are on scene, and one lane is open to traffic at this time,” he said.

Piggott said traffic will be impacted for an extended amount of time and motorists are encouraged to seek an alternate route.