Update: Interstate reopened after fatal afternoon accident

Update:All lanes have been reopened on I-59.


An accident on Interstate 59 killed one person Monday afternoon and shut down several lanes near Arkadelphia Road.

Police say five vehicles were involved in the accident which happened around 1:30pm. It started on the southbound side of the interstate and police say the accident caused a vehicle to cross over the median into the northbound lanes. That's when a collision happened.

A passenger was sent to the hospital with unknown injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.