Ambulance gets involved in accident after leaving I-20/59 accident

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Interstate 20/59 in Bessemer near the Academy Drive exit is closed in both directions.

An 18-wheeler and a four door car were involved in an accident.

Police are not releasing the extent of the injuries. The Bessemer Fire Department has a hazardous materials team on scene. It is not known how long the interstate will be closed.

An ambulance leaving the scene of the accident which was headed towards a hospital was also involved in an accident on 20/59 near the Alabama Adventure exit.

Both lanes remain closed. The extent of injuries is not known.