Northport police investigate, clean up continues after 18-wheeler overturns after wreck

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NORTHPORT, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (11 a.m.): We have received more information about the Northport accident, provided by Asst. Chief Keith Carpenter of Northport Police:

Roads are still closed after a four vehicles, three vehicles and a semi-truck hauling scrap metal ,were involved in a car accident at the intersection of McFarland Boulevard and Highway 43. This took place around 6 a.m. Friday.

One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two eastbound lanes on McFarland should be cleared in the next several hours.


CBS 42 is on the scene of an overturned 18 wheeler in the Northport area.

Northport police are investigating an accident with an overturned 18 wheeler after it was involved in a multiple-vehicle wreck on McFarland at US 43.

Intersection remains closed. Authorities recommend drivers to use alternate routes this morning.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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