Two-Vehicle Accident Causes One Fatality on I-65 in Montgomery, Alabama
MONTGOMERY, AL. – According to a news story reported online at alabamanews.net, a two-vehicle accident that happened on Interstate 65 in Montgomery, Alabama, caused one fatality. The victim of the crash has not yet been identified, and police are working to determine the cause of the accident.*
The collision took place at the exit to Fairview Avenue on the northbound side of I-65 in Montgomery. The Montgomery Police Department and the Alabama News Network report that a passenger car and a tractor-trailer were somehow involved in a crash in this area. The make and model of the car and the tractor-trailer were not provided in the news story. The events leading to and surrounding the collision have not yet been reported.
Investigators responding to the scene did not provide information regarding the cause of the crash or the way in which the two vehicles came to collide. It was not immediately clear if one of the drivers was at fault for the accident.
The Alabama News Network reported that one person tragically died in the crash. It is not clear if this person was riding in the car or in the tractor-trailer. No identifying information was reported for him or her.
The report did not state the total number of people involved in the accident, and no one else was identified. No other injuries were reported, but it was not confirmed that no one else sustained injuries.
The accident resulted in a significant traffic delay on I-65 North, as the interstate was blocked for some time while crews cleared the scene. It’s not clear how long the roadway remained closed. Drivers were urged to avoid the area if they could. Police officers are still investigating and have not released additional information about the collision at this time.
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