Highway 43 and McFarland Blvd. in Northport reopen after serious crash

Highway 43 and McFarland Blvd. in Northport reopen after serious crash
Northport police are on the scene of a crash involving an 18-wheeler and several cars. (Source: WBRC)

NORTHPORT, Ala. (WBRC) - Highway 43 and McFarland Blvd. in Northport have reopened after an accident involving an 18-wheeler and multiple other vehicles.

Officials on the scene say lanes are running in both directions while crews remain on the scene.

ORIGINAL: Northport police are on the scene of a crash that involves an 18-wheeler and multiple vehicles.

The intersection of Highway 43 and McFarland Boulevard is shut down.

A witness tells WBRC he saw the transformer near the intersection blow up and that’s what took out the red light right before the crash happened. One person was taken to the hospital.

We will update this story when more information becomes available.

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