UPDATED: I-65 reopens after 18-wheeler wreck
Published 3:53 pm Thursday, July 2, 2015
By NEAL WAGNER / Managing Editor
PELHAM – Traffic is slowly returning to normal on Interstate 65 southbound after an 18-wheeler overturned near exit 242 in Pelham.
The accident happened after 2 p.m. when the 18-wheeler traveling south left the road and overturned, according to witnesses on the scene. The road reopened at about 4 p.m., according to the Alabaster Police Department.
At about 3 p.m., the Alabaster Police Department reported I-65 southbound was closed to traffic near the tank farm exit, and reported traffic was heavy along U.S. 31 south as a result.