UPDATE: I-65 in Alabaster reopened following accident

Published: Aug. 31, 2021 at 4:37 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 9:13 AM CDT
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ALABASTER, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Alabama State Troopers confirmed a crash in Alabaster has been cleared and all lanes on I-65 are open.

A First Alert for traffic issues in Alabaster Tuesday morning.

All lanes on I-65 NB from Exit 234 (CR-87) to exit 238 were blocked around 4:00 a.m. because of an accident in the area.

The accident involved at least two vehicles. State troopers said the drivers had minor injuries.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA0 said the truck spilled multiple gallons of fuel.

Traffic was being diverted off the interstate at Exit 234. Drivers were asked to take Hwy 31 as an alternate route.

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