Update: Double fatal accident on I-59 N. at mile marker 97 in Tuscaloosa county

Update:Interstate 59 has been reopened, but traffic is moving very slowly.


State Troopers are working a double fatal accident on Interstate 59 North{}at mile marker 97.{}

Tuscaloosa County deputies and a medical unit also responded to the accident.{}Lifesaver has been called{}in to transport other critical patients.{}

Authorities say use Hwy 11 and Hwy 216 as alternates while Interstate 59{}Northbound is shutdown at 97 MM.{}