I-59 reopened near Springville after over a dozen vehicles involved in multiple accidents

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SPRINGVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Three accidents involving a total of 20 vehicles led to the closure of I-59 in both directions northeast of Birmingham near Springville Monday evening.

Springville Fire Chief Richard Harvey told CBS 42 that one accident involved 10 vehicles, a second involved six vehicles, and a third involved four vehicles. Traffic was being diverted off the interstate in both directions.

Traffic data from Waze and Google Maps showed significant delays in the area.

Information from the ALGO Traffic service shows that the incident began just after 7:30 p.m.

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