Two killed, one critically injured after multi-vehicle crash involving semi, on I-65 in Alabama

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:16am
Accident Date: 
Saturday, December 28, 2013

The southbound lane of Interstate 65 was closed near Atmore late Sunday after at least two people were killed and one critically injured in a multi-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler.

The southbound lane of Interstate 65 was closed near Atmore late Sunday after at least two people were killed and one critically injured in a multi-vehicle accident involving an 18-wheeler.

According to the Alabama Highway Patrol, the southbound lane will remain closed until around 10:30 a.m. Traffic is being rerouted at the 54 mile marker.

The Poarch Creek Tribal Police Department received the first call about an accident at the 51 mile marker at about 10:45 p.m. Sunday night, a dispatcher there said.

According to the Highway Patrol, fog or smoke is believed to have been a factor in the accident.

The names of the victims have not been released.

People Involved: 
Roadway: 
I-65
City: 
Atmore, AL

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