Car fire near Liberty Park leads to highway lane closures

BIRMINGHAM, AL – An accident on I-459 caused a fire and led to significant traffic delays yesterday, CBS 42 reports.

The car crashed and caught fire in the southbound lanes of the highway. It’s unknown if anyone was hurt after the wreck.

The accident was reported at about 1 p.m., near Liberty Park.

All lanes heading south were shut down as crews worked to clear the crash site. The Vestavia Hills Police Department advised commuters to avoid the area of the crash.

The Irondale and Vestavia Hills police departments are investigating.

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