Accident on I-459 causes vehicle fire, obstructs traffic

BIRMINGHAM, AL – A vehicle wreck on I-459 southbound is expected to impede traffic in the area after it caused a car to burst into flames today, ALGO Birmingham reports.

Emergency responders were called to an accident on I-459 heading south at about 5:04 p.m. today. One of the vehicles involved had caught fire after the crash, causing significant delays in traffic. The crash took place near Exit 29, at the 28.3-mile marker.

It is unknown if anyone was injured as a result of the accident. We will be continuing to monitor this story for more details.

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