Traffic moving again after fatal wreck

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - State Troopers say two people have died, and another injured in a three car accident along I-59 in Springville. It happened around 6 p.m.

Traffic was stalled in both directions for at least two hours. Northbound drivers were rerouted onto exit 154, while southbound traffic was rerouted onto exit 166. The diversion has expired.

The injured person was taken to UAB Hospital. The severity of the injury is unknown, and the deceased victims' identities are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.