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Vehicle Accident Leads to Heavy Traffic Delays in Chilton County, Alabama


May 18, 2019

CHILTON COUNTY, AL. – According to an online news report posted at wbrc.com, a vehicle accident that occurred in Chilton County, Alabama, led to heavy traffic delays. Little information about the accident itself was included in the news report, and authorities are still in the process of investigating.*

The accident occurred sometime during the early morning on May 15, but it is not clear what time based on the news report. A vehicle collision somehow happened on the northbound side of Interstate 65 in Verbena, Chilton County, Alabama. WBRC reports that the crash took place at mile marker 202 on the interstate, near the area of County Road 59. 

It is not clear from the report how many vehicles were involved in the accident or what kinds of vehicles collided. Vehicle makes and models were not reported. WBRC does not say how many people were involved, either, or whether anyone sustained injuries from the wreck. It is unclear if paramedics went to the scene or if anyone was transported to a hospital. 

The accident happened during the morning commute, and lane closures were in effect while crews responded to the scene and investigated. It took some time for the accident to be cleared, which led to major traffic delays in the area. WBRC reported that the interstate was eventually reopened, but it is not clear how long it had been closed. 

Authorities are still investigating, and at the time of the WBRC report, no additional information was available about the accident or the investigation by law enforcement. 

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Source:https://www.wbrc.com/2019/05/15/crash-causing-heavy-delays-i-chilton-co/

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