Multi-vehicle wreck injures off-duty police officer

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL – An accident involving three vehicles caused major traffic delays and injured at least one near Gardendale, WBRC 6 reports.

Three vehicles that were traveling south on I-65 crashed yesterday. The wreck took place past the highway’s exit towards Fieldstown road, at the 270-mile marker.

An occupant of one of the vehicles, a UAB policeman, sustained injuries after the accident. It’s unclear if any others were hurt.

The highway was shut down in all lanes but was reopened as of 8 p.m. Tuesday.

We will continue to monitor this story as the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency continues to look into the crash.

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