Deadly motorcycle accident shuts down Northbound I-59/20

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The victim has been identified. See related article.

Northbound traffic resumes as I-59/20 NB reopens.


Original Story: Northbound traffic on I-59/20 has been shut down. According to Birmingham Fire and Rescue, there was a fatal wreck that occurred between the 31st exit and Tallapoosa Street Exits on Northbound I-59/20. One motorcycle rider died after they were hit by a car.

The wreck happened around 2:53 a.m. Friday. At this time motorists trying to access I-59/20 cannot enter via Red Mountain Expressway or 31st. The crash is under investigation.

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