Wreck shut down I-20/59 SB in Tuscaloosa County - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Wreck shut down I-20/59 SB in Tuscaloosa County

Traffic backed up for nearly nine miles while troopers cleared the scene. Source: WBRC video Traffic backed up for nearly nine miles while troopers cleared the scene. Source: WBRC video
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

State troopers investigated a three-vehicle crash on I-20/59 south of Tuscaloos Tuesday morning

Two commercial vehicles and an SUV wrecked near mile marker 68 in Tuscaloosa County. Authorities say that two 18-wheelers and a 1999 Ford Explorer were involved in the accident.

Debra Fields, the driver of the Explorer, and her passenger, Annie Craig, sustained minor injuries. The two drivers of the 18-wheelers were not injured.

Both southbound lanes of I-20/59 were blocked until early afternoon but have been cleared.

Traffic was backed up for about nine miles, with speeds down to 5 mph in some areas. In the northbound lane of I-20/59, traffic was going around 22 mph.

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