Wreck shuts down I-65 near exit 287

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A huge wreck caused massive delays Thursday afternoon on Interstate 65 in southern Blount County.

State troopers said four tractor-trailer trucks and seven cars were involved in a crash Thursday afternoon in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 at mile marker 287. All northbound lanes were closed for several hours, and traffic on the southbound lanes was slower than normal.

Troopers said several people were hurt, but no one was killed. Several victims were transported to the hospital,.

The cause of the crash was not yet known.

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