New details in fatal crash on Interstate 59


State Troopers are now releasing more information on an early morning accident that claimed a life in Springville. {} They now confirm 80-year-old Harvey Russell Collins was killed on the scene of that crash{}in the northbound lane of Interstate 59 near Exit 154. {}That is the Springville exit. {}He was driving the Chevrolet vehicle that collided with the freightliner.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Dale Edward Monson, was taken to UAB Hospital.

State Troopers are still investigating the crash.


Alabama State Troopers confirm one person is dead after an early-morning crash on Interstate-59.

Two cars were involved in the wreck. It happened in the northbound lane near Exit 154, the Springville exit. No names or vehicle descriptions have been released at this time.

State Troopers are asking drivers to avoid the area until the crash is cleared.