From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM –An eight vehicle crash Saturday morning closed the Interstate at I-59 Northbound to the I-459 Sountbound ramp, according to the Birmingham police. The wreck was in the Birmingham city limits near the Birmingham-Trussville line.
The crash occurred at about 6 a.m. The crash killed at least one person, Birmingham police reported.
As first responders worked the scene I-59 Northbound traffic was diverted to Roebuck Drive, police said. The southbound side of I-459 was completely blocked for sometime and traffic was being diverted to U.S. Highway 11 in Trussville, but has since been reopened.
Alabama State Troopers are assisting with the investigation.